Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 111 of 125

Regional Rank: 18 of 20


Nicaragua’s IPRI score increased by 0.276 to 4.266 placing it 18th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 111th in the world. Nicaragua is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Nicaragua’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.02 to 3.234 with scores of 0.968 in Judicial Independence, 3.792 in Rule of Law, 4.951 in Political Stability, and 3.224 in Control of Corruption.


Nicaragua’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.701 to 5.659 with scores of 4.094 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.131 in Registering Property, and 4.751 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Nicaragua’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.155 to 3.904 with scores of 3.730 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.183 in Patent Protection, and 1.8 in Copyright Protection.


Nicaragua is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central American Parliament
  • Central American Common Market

Nicaragua - IPRI Overall Score

Nicaragua - IPRI Overall Score

Nicaragua - Legal and Political Environmental

Nicaragua - Physical Property Rights

Nicaragua -Intellectual Property Rights