International
Property Rights Index
2018

Kuwait

Kuwait

Region:  Middle East and North Africa

Global Rank: 62 of 125

Regional Rank: 9 of 15

 

Kuwait’s IPRI score increased by 0.111 to 5.490 placing it 9th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 62nd in the world. Kuwait is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan group and by the World Bank as High income country.

 

Kuwait’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.02 to 5.171 with scores of 6.028 in Judicial Independence, 5.065 in Rule of Law, 4.999 in Political Stability, and 4.591 in Control of Corruption.

 

Kuwait’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.271 to 6.822 with scores of 6.037 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.803 in Registering Property, and 5.626 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Kuwait’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.083 to 4.479 with scores of 4.758 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, data wasn't available to measure Patent Protection, and 4.2 in Copyright Protection.

 

Kuwait is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Gulf Cooperation Council
  • OPEC

Kuwait - IPRI Overall Score

Kuwait - IPRI Overall Score

Kuwait - Legal and Political Environmental

Kuwait - Physical Property Rights

Kuwait -Intellectual Property Rights