Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 96 of 125

Regional Rank: 16 of 20


Ecuador’s IPRI score increased by 0.083 to 4.711 placing it 16th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 96th in the world. Ecuador 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.


Ecuador’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.105 to 3.380 with scores of 1.163 in Judicial Independence, 3.612 in Rule of Law, 5.089 in Political Stability, and 3.654 in Control of Corruption.


Ecuador’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.01 to 5.524 with scores of 3.805 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.720 in Registering Property, and 4.045 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Ecuador’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.164 to 5.229 with scores of 4.056 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.433 in Patent Protection, and 3.2 in Copyright Protection.


Ecuador is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Andean Community
  • OPEC

Ecuador - IPRI Overall Score

Ecuador - IPRI Overall Score

Ecuador - Legal and Political Environmental

Ecuador - Physical Property Rights

Ecuador -Intellectual Property Rights