Property Rights Index

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 13 of 125

Regional Rank: 8 of 19


United Kingdom’s IPRI score increased by 0.012 to 8.141 placing it 8th in the Western Europe region and 13th in the world. United Kingdom is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


United Kingdom’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.11 to 7.979 with scores of 8.910 in Judicial Independence, 8.253 in Rule of Law, 5.994 in Political Stability, and 8.760 in Control of Corruption.


United Kingdom’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.108 to 7.940 with scores of 8.829 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.275 in Registering Property, and 5.715 in Ease of Access to Loans.


United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.046 to 8.503 with scores of 8.628 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 9.083 in Patent Protection, and 7.8 in Copyright Protection.


United Kingdom is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

United Kingdom - IPRI Overall Score

United Kingdom - IPRI Overall Score

United Kingdom - Legal and Political Environmental

United Kingdom - Physical Property Rights

United Kingdom -Intellectual Property Rights