Region: Western Europe
Global Rank: 30 of 125
Regional Rank: 16 of 19
Malta’s IPRI score decreased by -0.14 to 6.734 placing it 16th in the Western Europe region and 30th in the world. Malta is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.
Malta’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.20 to 6.635 with scores of 5.640 in Judicial Independence, 7.150 in Rule of Law, 7.313 in Political Stability, and 6.435 in Control of Corruption.
Malta’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.01 to 7.313 with scores of 6.878 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.470 in Registering Property, and 5.591 in Ease of Access to Loans.
Malta’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.21 to 6.253 with scores of 6.710 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.45 in Patent Protection, and 5.6 in Copyright Protection.
Malta is a member of the following regional integration agreements