2019
| International Property Rights Index

Kuwait

Region

Middle East and North Africa

Global Rank

60/131

Regional Rank

9/15

KUWAIT

Region: Middle East and North Africa

Global Rank: 60 of 129

Region Rank: 9 of 15

 

Kuwait’s IPRI score increased by 0.079 to 5.570 placing it 9th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 60th 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 a High income country.

Kuwait’s Legal and Political Subindex score increased by 0.066 to 5.237 with scores of 6.060 in Judicial Independence, 5.202 in Rule of Law, 4.337 in Control of Corruption, and 5.348 in Political Stability.

Kuwait’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.028 to 6.794 with scores of 5.953 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 score increased by 0.200 to 4.680 with scores of 5.060 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, data unavailable in in Patent Protection, and 4.3 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

  • 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

Kuwait - IPRI Overall Score

Kuwait - Legal and Political Environmental

Kuwait - Physical Property Rights

Kuwait - Intellectual Property Rights