2019
| International Property Rights Index

Costa Rica

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank

34/131

Regional Rank

2/21

COSTA RICA

Region: Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank: 34 of 129

Region Rank: 2 of 21

 

Costa Rica’s IPRI score decreased by -0.082 to 6.488 placing it 2nd in the Latin America & Caribbean region and 34th in the world. Costa Rica is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as an Upper middle income country.

Costa Rica’s Legal and Political Subindex score decreased by -0.401 to 6.166 with scores of 6.466 in Judicial Independence, 5.909 in Rule of Law, 5.933 in Control of Corruption, and 6.356 in Political Stability.

Costa Rica’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.123 to 6.820 with scores of 6.671 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.625 in Registering Property, and 4.164 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Costa Rica’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.030 to 6.479 with scores of 6.403 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.83 in Patent Protection, and 4.2 in Copyright Protection.

Costa Rica is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central American Common Market

Costa Rica - IPRI Overall Score

Costa Rica - 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

Costa Rica - IPRI Overall Score

Costa Rica - Legal and Political Environmental

Costa Rica - Physical Property Rights

Costa Rica - Intellectual Property Rights