Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 118 of 125

Regional Rank: 24 of 26


Burundi’s IPRI score increased by 0.348 to 3.778 placing it 24th in the Africa region and 118th in the world. Burundi is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Burundi’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.02 to 2.076 with scores of 2.094 in Judicial Independence, 2.222 in Rule of Law, 1.347 in Political Stability, and 2.639 in Control of Corruption.


Burundi’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.392 to 5.225 with scores of 3.376 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.241 in Registering Property, and 3.058 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Burundi’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.673 to 4.032 with scores of 3.599 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.466 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Burundi is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Economic Community of Central African States

Burundi - IPRI Overall Score

Burundi - IPRI Overall Score

Burundi - Legal and Political Environmental

Burundi - Physical Property Rights

Burundi -Intellectual Property Rights