Property Rights Index



Region:  Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 83 of 125

Regional Rank: 16 of 19


Nepal’s IPRI score increased by 0.005 to 4.946 placing it 16th in the Asia and Oceania region and 83rd in the world. Nepal is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Asia group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Nepal’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.11 to 3.900 with scores of 5.020 in Judicial Independence, 3.322 in Rule of Law, 3.778 in Political Stability, and 3.480 in Control of Corruption.


Nepal’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.01 to 6.639 with scores of 5.357 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.798 in Registering Property, and 4.762 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Nepal’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.141 to 4.299 with scores of 4.228 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.37 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Nepal is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Nepal - IPRI Overall Score

Nepal - IPRI Overall Score

Nepal - Legal and Political Environmental

Nepal - Physical Property Rights

Nepal -Intellectual Property Rights