Property Rights Index

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 99 of 125

Regional Rank: 14 of 26


Sierra Leone’s IPRI score increased by 0.118 to 4.641 placing it 14th in the Africa region and 99th in the world. Sierra Leone is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Sierra Leone’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.131 to 3.740 with scores of 3.206 in Judicial Independence, 3.416 in Rule of Law, 4.973 in Political Stability, and 3.365 in Control of Corruption.


Sierra Leone’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.132 to 5.098 with scores of 4.284 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.158 in Registering Property, and 2.851 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Sierra Leone’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.090 to 5.085 with scores of 3.971 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.2 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Sierra Leone is a member of the following regional integration agreements

Economic Community of West African States

Sierra Leone - IPRI Overall Score

Sierra Leone - IPRI Overall Score

Sierra Leone - Legal and Political Environmental

Sierra Leone - Physical Property Rights

Sierra Leone -Intellectual Property Rights