Property Rights Index



Region:  Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 34 of 125

Regional Rank: 7 of 19


Malaysia’s IPRI score decreased by -0.11 to 6.491 placing it 7th in the Asia and Oceania region and 34th in the world. Malaysia is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Asia group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.


Malaysia’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.09 to 5.713 with scores of 6.091 in Judicial Independence, 6.070 in Rule of Law, 5.467 in Political Stability, and 5.222 in Control of Corruption.


Malaysia’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.062 to 7.656 with scores of 7.265 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.520 in Registering Property, and 6.184 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Malaysia’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.32 to 6.105 with scores of 7.166 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.45 in Patent Protection, and 4.7 in Copyright Protection.


Malaysia is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • Comprehensive and Progresive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Malaysia - IPRI Overall Score

Malaysia - IPRI Overall Score

Malaysia - Legal and Political Environmental

Malaysia - Physical Property Rights

Malaysia -Intellectual Property Rights