Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 81 of 125

Regional Rank: 12 of 20


Guatemala’s IPRI score decreased by -0.06 to 5.008 placing it 12th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 81st in the world. Guatemala is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Guatemala’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.147 to 3.738 with scores of 4.251 in Judicial Independence, 2.919 in Rule of Law, 4.264 in Political Stability, and 3.518 in Control of Corruption.


Guatemala’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.22 to 6.731 with scores of 4.984 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.182 in Registering Property, and 6.029 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Guatemala’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.12 to 4.554 with scores of 4.712 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.85 in Patent Protection, and 2.1 in Copyright Protection.


Guatemala is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central American Parliament
  • Central American Common Market

Guatemala - IPRI Overall Score

Guatemala - IPRI Overall Score

Guatemala - Legal and Political Environmental

Guatemala - Physical Property Rights

Guatemala -Intellectual Property Rights