2019
| International Property Rights Index

Kenya

Region

Africa

Global Rank

76/131

Regional Rank

7/28

KENYA

Region: Africa

Global Rank: 76 of 129

Region Rank: 8 of 28

 

Kenya’s IPRI score increased by 0.163 to 5.147 placing it 8th in the Africa region and 76th in the world. Kenya is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a Lower middle income country.

Kenya’s Legal and Political Subindex score increased by 0.237 to 4.063 with scores of 5.555 in Judicial Independence, 4.174 in Rule of Law, 3.088 in Control of Corruption, and 3.436 in Political Stability.

Kenya’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.170 to 6.486 with scores of 6.095 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.355 in Registering Property, and 5.008 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Kenya’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.082 to 4.891 with scores of 5.641 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.43 in Patent Protection, and 2.6 in Copyright Protection.

Kenya is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Africa- Intergovernmental Authority on Development

Kenya - IPRI Overall Score

Kenya - 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

Kenya - IPRI Overall Score

Kenya - Legal and Political Environmental

Kenya - Physical Property Rights

Kenya - Intellectual Property Rights