2019
| International Property Rights Index

Jamaica

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank

51/131

Regional Rank

4/21

JAMAICA

Region: Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank: 51 of 129

Region Rank: 4 of 21

 

Jamaica’s IPRI score increased by 0.007 to 5.999 placing it 4th in the Latin America & 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 an Upper middle income country.

Jamaica’s Legal and Political Subindex score increased by 0.069 to 5.397 with scores of 6.360 in Judicial Independence, 4.687 in Rule of Law, 4.655 in Control of Corruption, and 5.888 in Political Stability.

Jamaica’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.040 to 6.433 with scores of 5.889 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.328 in Registering Property, and 4.083 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Jamaica’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score decreased by -0.004 to 6.165 with scores of 5.615 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.72 in Patent Protection, and data in Copyright Protection.

Jamaica is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • CARICOM

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

  • 1: IPRI
  • 2: Legal and Political Subindex
  • 3. Judicial Independence
  • 4. Rule of Law
  • 5. Control of Corruption
  • 6. Political Stability
  • 7. Physical Property Rights Subindex
  • 8. Property Rights Protection
  • 9. Registering Property
  • 10. Ease of Access to Loans
  • 11. Intellectual Property Rights Subindex
  • 12. Intellectual Property Rights
  • 13. Patent Protection
  • 14. Copyright Privacy

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - Legal and Political Environmental

Jamaica - Physical Property Rights

Jamaica - Intellectual Property Rights