Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 60 of 125

Regional Rank: 5 of 26


Ghana’s IPRI score decreased by -0.01 to 5.635 placing it 5th in the Africa region and 60th in the world. Ghana is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Ghana’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.09 to 5.165 with scores of 6.030 in Judicial Independence, 4.992 in Rule of Law, 4.971 in Political Stability, and 4.667 in Control of Corruption.


Ghana’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.03 to 5.839 with scores of 5.514 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.460 in Registering Property, and 3.543 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Ghana’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.106 to 5.901 with scores of 5.102 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.7 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Ghana is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Economic Community of West African States

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - Legal and Political Environmental

Ghana - Physical Property Rights

Ghana -Intellectual Property Rights