Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 106 of 125

Regional Rank: 18 of 26


Ethiopia’s IPRI score decreased by -0.29 to 4.420 placing it 18th in the Africa region and 106th in the world. Ethiopia is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Ethiopia’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.04 to 3.780 with scores of 4.472 in Judicial Independence, 4.212 in Rule of Law, 2.313 in Political Stability, and 4.122 in Control of Corruption.


Ethiopia’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.010 to 5.912 with scores of 5.336 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.286 in Registering Property, and 4.115 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Ethiopia’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.85 to 3.569 with scores of 4.638 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 2.5 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Ethiopia is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Intergovernmental Authority on Development

Ethiopia - IPRI Overall Score

Ethiopia - IPRI Overall Score

Ethiopia - Legal and Political Environmental

Ethiopia - Physical Property Rights

Ethiopia -Intellectual Property Rights