Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 50 of 125

Regional Rank: 18 of 19


Italy’s IPRI score increased by 0.014 to 5.993 placing it 18th in the Western Europe region and 50th in the world. Italy is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Italy’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.164 to 5.395 with scores of 5.016 in Judicial Independence, 5.530 in Rule of Law, 5.943 in Political Stability, and 5.092 in Control of Corruption.


Italy’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.040 to 5.953 with scores of 5.041 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.479 in Registering Property, and 3.340 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Italy’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.16 to 6.630 with scores of 5.724 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.666 in Patent Protection, and 5.5 in Copyright Protection.


Italy is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Italy - IPRI Overall Score

Italy - IPRI Overall Score

Italy - Legal and Political Environmental

Italy - Physical Property Rights

Italy -Intellectual Property Rights