Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 117 of 125

Regional Rank: 23 of 26


Zimbabwe’s IPRI score increased by 0.084 to 3.844 placing it 23rd in the Africa region and 117th in the world. Zimbabwe is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Zimbabwe’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.073 to 3.054 with scores of 3.308 in Judicial Independence, 2.352 in Rule of Law, 4.120 in Political Stability, and 2.436 in Control of Corruption.


Zimbabwe’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.016 to 4.810 with scores of 2.568 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.825 in Registering Property, and 3.037 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Zimbabwe’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.164 to 3.667 with scores of 4.002 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6 in Patent Protection, and 1 in Copyright Protection.


Zimbabwe is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South African Development Community

Zimbabwe - IPRI Overall Score

Zimbabwe - IPRI Overall Score

Zimbabwe - Legal and Political Environmental

Zimbabwe - Physical Property Rights

Zimbabwe -Intellectual Property Rights