Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 82 of 125

Regional Rank: 8 of 26


Kenya’s IPRI score increased by 0.127 to 4.983 placing it 8th in the Africa region and 82nd in the world. Kenya is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Kenya’s Legal and Political Component increased by 0.156 to 3.826 with scores of 5.389 in Judicial Independence, 3.939 in Rule of Law, 2.770 in Political Stability, and 3.205 in Control of Corruption.


Kenya’s Physical Property Rights Component increased by .006 to 6.315 with scores of 5.966 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 7.971 in Registering Property, and 5.008 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Kenya’s Intellectual Property Rights Component increased by 0.220 to 4.808 with scores of 5.592 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.433 in Patent Protection, and 2.4 in Copyright Protection.


Kenya is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Intergovernmental Authority on Development

Kenya - IPRI Overall Score

Kenya - IPRI Overall Score

Kenya - Legal and Political Environmental

Kenya - Physical Property Rights

Kenya -Intellectual Property Rights