Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 19 of 125

Regional Rank: 12 of 19


Ireland’s IPRI score decreased by -0.21 to 7.659 placing it 12th in the Western Europe region and 19th in the world. Ireland is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Ireland’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.17 to 8.019 with scores of 8.809 in Judicial Independence, 8.073 in Rule of Law, 6.937 in Political Stability, and 8.255 in Control of Corruption.


Ireland’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.13 to 7.108 with scores of 8.293 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.969 in Registering Property, and 4.062 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Ireland’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.32 to 7.851 with scores of 8.086 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.666 in Patent Protection, and 6.8 in Copyright Protection.


Ireland is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Ireland - IPRI Overall Score

Ireland - IPRI Overall Score

Ireland - Legal and Political Environmental

Ireland - Physical Property Rights

Ireland -Intellectual Property Rights