Intellectual property protection

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

Info Edit
Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania2.202.432.462.753.043.022.882.903.213.32
Algeria3.002.512.632.422.221.822.182.873.273.40
Angola2.352.372.382.26
Argentina2.832.682.492.472.452.382.332.422.993.58
Armenia2.702.742.672.843.013.433.603.463.523.83
Australia5.905.925.795.565.325.345.335.495.795.80
Austria5.876.196.075.775.475.485.485.515.675.84
Azerbaijan3.033.493.853.783.713.923.713.523.524.10
Bahrain4.744.945.085.195.315.104.764.654.775.04
Bangladesh1.962.052.372.382.392.432.612.532.642.99
Barbados4.404.784.895.015.144.894.514.474.444.41
Belgium5.705.525.275.165.065.225.245.295.695.99
Belize3.27
Benin3.333.112.932.973.013.223.153.463.773.84
Bhutan4.113.954.154.49
Bolivia2.041.891.702.152.603.243.173.313.242.74
Bosnia and Herzegovina2.372.262.022.292.552.512.472.672.882.93
Botswana3.113.343.943.974.004.104.064.154.274.30
Brazil3.333.273.043.133.223.503.543.253.684.05
Brunei3.893.913.903.884.034.404.374.334.30
Bulgaria2.782.862.632.772.902.993.043.023.133.35
Burkina Faso3.843.503.283.233.173.593.413.42
Burundi2.052.182.081.991.901.922.302.632.632.65
Cape Verde2.652.873.023.163.423.74
Cambodia2.662.742.722.923.123.313.172.792.852.99
Cameroon3.493.132.572.793.013.083.163.403.904.28
Canada5.665.555.475.465.445.445.575.655.845.86
Chad2.072.102.212.272.332.132.182.512.852.82
Chile3.963.553.573.603.633.713.843.924.244.34
China3.423.884.024.024.013.943.943.953.974.25
Colombia3.533.403.003.093.183.233.233.193.744.18
Congo (Kinshasa)3.51
Costa Rica3.733.513.543.523.503.623.854.034.344.52
Ivory Coast2.082.082.212.352.642.723.153.933.75
Croatia3.753.673.513.523.523.483.533.613.623.78
Cyprus4.384.694.754.574.404.234.384.354.384.29
Czech Republic3.883.934.023.873.723.823.823.924.594.89
Denmark6.316.225.995.925.855.285.015.285.595.63
Dominican Republic3.283.433.242.882.512.742.963.193.633.95
Ecuador2.682.452.272.512.752.843.553.663.773.69
Egypt3.513.643.673.493.303.333.232.953.243.24
El Salvador3.272.842.932.792.652.422.893.543.413.36
Estonia4.664.764.614.704.804.754.814.945.235.45
Ethiopia2.943.263.303.443.573.663.493.153.293.76
Finland6.336.206.096.176.256.286.246.196.316.45
France5.916.015.815.835.845.635.685.605.776.01
Gabon3.092.612.773.473.59
Gambia3.233.964.584.634.674.664.194.083.943.78
Georgia2.752.832.812.792.762.592.713.053.343.60
Germany6.486.045.725.645.555.595.565.415.655.80
Ghana3.263.153.153.153.153.894.093.873.93
Greece4.134.124.143.983.833.673.703.864.054.27
Guatemala3.072.742.542.532.522.652.893.063.533.90
Guinea2.212.222.222.22
Guyana1.972.082.392.823.253.433.513.273.26
Haiti1.571.621.992.162.34
Honduras3.303.453.083.203.333.233.063.534.174.14
Hong Kong5.455.395.265.385.505.585.745.805.985.98
Hungary4.444.093.883.984.084.033.853.693.703.80
Iceland5.865.965.515.345.165.154.834.775.345.71
India3.993.703.653.593.523.673.683.724.214.53
Indonesia3.112.903.543.593.633.733.904.124.264.35
Iran2.682.872.772.692.953.18
Ireland5.515.635.575.645.725.505.455.605.906.04
Israel5.084.464.034.324.614.764.654.575.045.73
Italy4.314.333.913.813.723.703.723.694.084.33
Jamaica3.483.513.473.423.373.433.513.754.164.45
Japan5.635.655.435.355.265.385.735.956.075.94
Jordan4.374.654.744.494.254.454.564.574.584.91
Kazakhstan3.263.383.252.942.633.183.623.653.894.14
Kenya3.013.083.083.012.923.123.453.693.693.96
South Korea5.374.984.204.134.074.334.033.714.164.41
Kuwait3.633.594.013.933.854.053.793.463.663.75
Kyrgyzstan2.792.722.402.191.981.962.332.633.143.35
Laos3.773.613.403.64
Latvia3.453.633.653.623.603.813.964.004.304.25
Lebanon2.682.612.412.243.063.24
Lesotho2.463.183.423.132.843.003.263.504.123.98
Liberia4.573.713.793.873.68
Libya3.063.123.183.082.982.872.171.78
Lithuania3.664.043.803.643.493.663.743.834.154.34
Luxembourg5.605.655.935.935.935.855.946.086.256.37
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.582.783.083.113.143.513.914.033.963.92
Madagascar3.252.962.572.342.112.372.912.872.973.41
Malawi3.123.443.633.823.573.403.133.123.31
Malaysia5.114.764.514.734.954.864.815.205.425.33
Mali3.283.223.182.992.802.912.702.963.563.89
Malta4.324.314.394.494.604.694.884.524.634.87
Mauritania3.092.682.402.562.722.942.532.202.052.76
Mauritius4.134.093.963.883.813.844.004.244.424.49
Mexico3.513.253.193.203.203.483.593.473.804.16
Moldova2.712.812.712.833.133.35
Mongolia2.422.462.492.342.202.422.492.703.223.29
Montenegro2.322.913.333.533.733.613.603.653.663.51
Morocco3.853.333.103.303.493.413.293.734.034.31
Mozambique2.602.512.482.482.482.552.682.742.983.16
Burma (Myanmar)2.702.732.78
Namibia4.104.534.614.594.574.304.324.334.564.67
Nepal2.262.562.592.622.652.782.852.933.143.37
Netherlands6.035.905.845.815.775.915.755.706.026.22
New Zealand5.755.765.985.905.816.076.045.966.086.15
Nicaragua2.792.712.702.642.573.103.523.082.962.96
Nigeria2.942.943.082.932.782.892.792.693.113.36
Norway5.645.815.665.625.585.525.525.575.765.99
Oman4.794.905.045.175.295.165.214.874.434.83
Pakistan3.613.212.963.013.072.972.902.853.213.39
Panama4.094.033.844.044.254.554.634.374.534.81
Paraguay2.252.152.122.202.272.242.312.533.043.37
Peru2.672.492.512.532.542.582.802.813.293.60
Philippines3.083.122.922.862.803.243.593.713.894.04
Poland3.483.373.583.633.683.633.653.753.954.09
Portugal4.924.904.614.394.164.314.504.574.744.77
Puerto Rico5.505.625.815.635.455.575.935.90
Qatar5.025.124.525.005.475.755.985.965.865.76
Romania3.293.533.383.182.982.862.903.353.884.13
Russia2.582.922.752.612.482.602.893.023.023.33
Rwanda4.644.854.714.635.095.26
Saudi Arabia3.864.514.644.875.115.105.004.884.984.85
Senegal3.193.533.303.283.273.133.223.413.934.30
Serbia2.652.832.772.762.742.822.872.882.953.17
Seychelles3.944.073.833.83
Sierra Leone3.053.433.243.063.27
Singapore6.176.286.216.156.106.096.126.156.206.28
Slovakia3.833.663.733.773.823.803.743.784.144.32
Slovenia4.484.374.494.344.204.334.194.064.464.69
South Africa5.205.345.225.104.975.315.465.305.415.74
Spain4.924.704.314.214.113.993.983.584.014.60
Sri Lanka3.763.713.603.854.093.833.793.944.414.51
Suriname2.242.542.852.69
Swaziland3.333.623.953.833.46
Sweden6.015.956.116.076.035.585.525.465.766.09
Switzerland6.316.286.086.086.086.045.986.046.246.46
Syria3.263.813.673.583.49
Tajikistan2.942.933.113.243.373.503.603.714.064.22
Tanzania3.212.903.083.193.313.113.243.253.213.59
Thailand4.133.763.273.183.093.063.133.063.203.29
Timor Leste2.262.532.672.622.572.932.692.46
Trinidad and Tobago3.133.203.233.393.543.423.273.233.413.61
Tunisia4.634.384.043.913.793.493.193.073.543.93
Turkey3.453.052.682.702.723.293.613.663.683.66
Uganda2.692.712.542.933.323.312.812.733.323.52
Ukraine2.692.702.652.632.612.702.502.663.113.22
United Arab Emirates4.845.185.575.305.035.245.355.485.485.70
United Kingdom5.965.365.335.515.685.885.855.946.026.09
United States5.425.585.445.235.034.975.185.415.775.86
Uruguay3.933.953.903.954.004.024.074.094.514.84
Venezuela2.061.962.001.891.791.701.641.631.681.99
Vietnam2.823.043.022.742.462.632.863.053.623.70
Yemen1.702.022.372.312.292.27
Zambia2.723.453.613.603.603.793.884.024.294.23
Zimbabwe2.932.912.923.023.133.153.002.863.443.64

This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “How strong is the protection of intellectual property, including anti-counterfeiting measures?” (1 = extremely weak, 7 = extremely strong).

Source: World Economic Forum