Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 53 of 125

Regional Rank: 5 of 20


Panama’s IPRI score increased by 0.035 to 5.833 placing it 5th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 53rd in the world. Panama is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.


Panama’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.008 to 4.537 with scores of 2.973 in Judicial Independence, 5.050 in Rule of Law, 6.099 in Political Stability, and 4.026 in Control of Corruption.


Panama’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.12 to 7.455 with scores of 6.373 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.230 in Registering Property, and 6.762 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Panama’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.221 to 5.507 with scores of 6.222 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 7.5 in Patent Protection, and 2.8 in Copyright Protection.


Panama is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central American Parliament

Panama - IPRI Overall Score

Panama - IPRI Overall Score

Panama - Legal and Political Environmental

Panama - Physical Property Rights

Panama -Intellectual Property Rights