Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 8 of 125

Regional Rank: 5 of 19


Netherlands’ IPRI score increased by 0.029 to 8.325 placing it 5th in the Western Europe region and 8th in the world. Netherlands is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Netherlands’ Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.039 to 8.431 with scores of 9.075 in Judicial Independence, 8.787 in Rule of Law, 6.958 in Political Stability, and 8.901 in Control of Corruption.


Netherlands’ Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.063 to 8.012 with scores of 8.684 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.897 in Registering Property, and 5.457 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Netherlands’ Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.01 to 8.531 with scores of 8.661 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 9.333 in Patent Protection, and 7.6 in Copyright Protection.


Netherlands is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Netherlands - IPRI Overall Score

Netherlands - IPRI Overall Score

Netherlands - Legal and Political Environmental

Netherlands - Physical Property Rights

Netherlands -Intellectual Property Rights