Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 86 of 125

Regional Rank: 10 of 26


Swaziland’s IPRI score is 4.840 placing it 10th in the Africa region and 86th in the world. Swaziland is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Swaziland’s Legal and Political Subindex is 4.277 with scores of 4.285 in Judicial Independence, 4.356 in Rule of Law, 4.350 in Political Stability, and 4.119 in Control of Corruption.


Swaziland’s Physical Property Rights Subindex is 6.023 with scores of 4.652 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.250 in Registering Property, and 4.166 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Swaziland’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex is 4.219 with scores of 3.571 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.866 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Swaziland is a member of the following regional integration agreements

South African Development Community

Swaziland - IPRI Overall Score

Swaziland - IPRI Overall Score

Swaziland - Legal and Political Environmental

Swaziland - Physical Property Rights

Swaziland -Intellectual Property Rights