Property Rights Index

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 87 of 125

Regional Rank: 13 of 20


Dominican Republic’s IPRI score increased by 0.015 to 4.837 placing it 13th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 87th in the world. Dominican Republic is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.


Dominican Republic’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.103 to 3.980 with scores of 2.225 in Judicial Independence, 4.423 in Rule of Law, 5.826 in Political Stability, and 3.446 in Control of Corruption.


Dominican Republic’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.12 to 6.106 with scores of 4.820 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.524 in Registering Property, and 4.975 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Dominican Republic’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.065 to 4.426 with scores of 4.713 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.166 in Patent Protection, and 2.4 in Copyright Protection.


Dominican Republic is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central American Parliament

Dominican Republic - IPRI Overall Score

Dominican Republic - IPRI Overall Score

Dominican Republic - Legal and Political Environmental

Dominican Republic - Physical Property Rights

Dominican Republic -Intellectual Property Rights