2019
| International Property Rights Index

Bulgaria

Region

Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Global Rank

61/131

Regional Rank

11/25

BULGARIA

Region: Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Global Rank: 61 of 129

Region Rank: 11 of 25

 

Bulgaria’s IPRI score increased by 0.171 to 5.569 placing it 11th in the Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia region and 61st in the world. Bulgaria is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Europe group and by the World Bank as an Upper middle income country.

Bulgaria’s Legal and Political Subindex score increased by 0.273 to 4.836 with scores of 3.645 in Judicial Independence, 4.918 in Rule of Law, 4.678 in Control of Corruption, and 6.105 in Political Stability.

Bulgaria’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.046 to 6.184 with scores of 4.322 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.328 in Registering Property, and 4.902 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Bulgaria’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.195 to 5.687 with scores of 3.929 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.83 in Patent Protection, and 4.3 in Copyright Protection.

Bulgaria is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • EU

Bulgaria - IPRI Overall Score

Bulgaria - IPRI Overall Score

  • 1: IPRI
  • 2: Legal and Political Subindex
  • 3. Judicial Independence
  • 4. Rule of Law
  • 5. Control of Corruption
  • 6. Political Stability
  • 7. Physical Property Rights Subindex
  • 8. Property Rights Protection
  • 9. Registering Property
  • 10. Ease of Access to Loans
  • 11. Intellectual Property Rights Subindex
  • 12. Intellectual Property Rights
  • 13. Patent Protection
  • 14. Copyright Privacy

Bulgaria - IPRI Overall Score

Bulgaria - Legal and Political Environmental

Bulgaria - Physical Property Rights

Bulgaria - Intellectual Property Rights