Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 92 of 125

Regional Rank: 11 of 26


Zambia’s IPRI score decreased by -0.18 to 4.732 placing it 11th in the Africa region and 92nd in the world. Zambia is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Zambia’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.17 to 4.558 with scores of 4.005 in Judicial Independence, 4.395 in Rule of Law, 5.623 in Political Stability, and 4.207 in Control of Corruption.


Zambia’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.22 to 5.872 with scores of 5.597 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.524 in Registering Property, and 3.495 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Zambia’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.15 to 3.765 with scores of 4.931 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.466 in Patent Protection, and 1.9 in Copyright Protection.


Zambia is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South African Development Community

Zambia - IPRI Overall Score

Zambia - IPRI Overall Score

Zambia - Legal and Political Environmental

Zambia - Physical Property Rights

Zambia -Intellectual Property Rights