Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 85 of 125

Regional Rank: 9 of 26


Uganda’s IPRI score decreased by -0.24 to 4.852 placing it 9th in the Africa region and 85th in the world. Uganda is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Uganda’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.101 to 3.831 with scores of 4.031 in Judicial Independence, 4.512 in Rule of Law, 3.911 in Political Stability, and 2.871 in Control of Corruption.


Uganda’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.23 to 6.134 with scores of 5.066 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.565 in Registering Property, and 4.772 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Uganda’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.61 to 4.591 with scores of 3.983 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.2 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Uganda is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Intergovernmental Authority on Development

Uganda - IPRI Overall Score

Uganda - IPRI Overall Score

Uganda - Legal and Political Environmental

Uganda - Physical Property Rights

Uganda -Intellectual Property Rights