Property Rights Index



Region:  Latin America and Caribbean

Global Rank: 43 of 125

Regional Rank: 3 of 20


Uruguay’s IPRI score decreased by -0.22 to 6.191 placing it 3rd in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 43rd in the world. Uruguay is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Uruguay’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.048 to 7.224 with scores of 7.645 in Judicial Independence, 6.261 in Rule of Law, 7.348 in Political Stability, and 7.641 in Control of Corruption.


Uruguay’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.21 to 6.493 with scores of 6.473 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 7.811 in Registering Property, and 5.194 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Uruguay’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.49 to 4.855 with scores of 6.166 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.2 in Patent Protection, and 3.2 in Copyright Protection.


Uruguay is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Mercosur

Uruguay - IPRI Overall Score

Uruguay - IPRI Overall Score

Uruguay - Legal and Political Environmental

Uruguay - Physical Property Rights

Uruguay -Intellectual Property Rights