Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 51 of 125

Regional Rank: 4 of 20


Jamaica’s IPRI score decreased by -0.01 to 5.991 placing it 4th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 51st in the world. Jamaica is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.


Jamaica’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.162 to 5.328 with scores of 6.401 in Judicial Independence, 4.496 in Rule of Law, 5.736 in Political Stability, and 4.678 in Control of Corruption.


Jamaica’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.15 to 6.474 with scores of 5.980 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.360 in Registering Property, and 4.083 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Jamaica’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.05 to 6.170 with scores of 5.625 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.716 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Jamaica is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Caribbean Community

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - Legal and Political Environmental

Jamaica - Physical Property Rights

Jamaica -Intellectual Property Rights