Property Rights Index

New Zealand

New Zealand

Region:  Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 2 of 125

Regional Rank: 1 of 19


New Zealand’s IPRI decreased by .001 to 8.632 placing it 1st in the Asia and Oceania region and 2nd in the world. New Zealand is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


New Zealand’s Legal and Political Component decreased by -0.01 to 9.012 with scores of 9.514 in Judicial Independence, 8.854 in Rule of Law, 8.092 in Political Stability, and 9.590 in Control of Corruption.


New Zealand’s Physical Property Rights Component increased by 0.048 to 8.874 with scores of 8.844 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.986 in Registering Property, and 7.791 in Ease of Access to Loans.


New Zealand’s Intellectual Property Rights Component decreased by -0.03 to 8.009 with scores of 8.728 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 7.1 in Patent Protection, and 8.2 in Copyright Protection.


New Zealand is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
Comprehensive and Progresive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

New Zealand - IPRI Overall Score

New Zealand - IPRI Overall Score

New Zealand - Legal and Political Environmental

New Zealand - Physical Property Rights

New Zealand -Intellectual Property Rights