International Property Rights Index

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The International Property Rights Index is produced annually by Americans for Tax Reform's Property Rights Alliance. The Index scores and ranks countries worldwide based on three factors: the state of their legal and political environment, physical property rights, and intellectual property rights.

2014 Property rights index[edit]

Rank Country/Territory Score
1  Finland 8.5
2  Sweden 8.3
2  New Zealand 8.3
2  Norway 8.3
5   Switzerland 8.2
5  Singapore 8.2
7  Luxembourg 8.1
7  Netherlands 8.1
9  Canada 8.0
10  Denmark 7.9
11  Austria 7.8
11  Hong Kong 7.8
11  Australia 7.8
11  United Kingdom 7.8
17  United States 7.7
18  Ireland 7.5
18  Belgium 7.5
20  France 7.3
21  Iceland 7.2
22  Malta 7.0
23  Taiwan 6.9
24  Chile 6.8
24  Portugal 6.8
26  South Africa 6.7
27  Czech Republic 6.5
27  Malaysia 6.5
27  Israel 6.5
30  Cyprus 6.4
31  Mauritius 6.3
31  Spain 6.3
31  Botswana 6.3
34  Saudi Arabia 6.2
34  Slovakia 6.2
36  Lithuania 6.1
36  Hungary 6.1
36  Uruguay 6.1
36  Poland 6.1
40  Jordan 6.1
40  Costa Rica 6.1
40  Italy 6.1
43  Ghana 5.8
44  Turkey 5.6
44  Panama 5.6
46  India 5.5
46  China 5.5
46  Brazil 5.5
46  Jamaica 5.5
50  Greece 5.3
50  Romania 5.3
50  Thailand 5.3
50  Bulgaria 5.3


2013 Property rights index[edit]

Rank Country/Territory Score
1  Finland 8.6
2  New Zealand 8.4
2  Sweden 8.4
4  Norway 8.3
5  Netherlands 8.2
5   Switzerland 8.2
7  Luxembourg 8.1
7  Singapore 8.1
9  Canada 8.0
9  Denmark 8.0
11  Australia 7.9
12  Austria 7.8
12  United Kingdom 7.8
14  Hong Kong 7.7
14  Japan 7.7
14  Germany 7.7
17  United States 7.6
18  Belgium 7.5
18  Ireland 7.5
20  France 7.3
20  Qatar 7.3
22  Iceland 7.2
22  United Arab Emirates 7.2
22  Taiwan 7.2
25  Malta 7.0
26  South Africa 6.8
26  Portugal 6.8
26  Chile 6.8
29  Estonia 6.7
29  Israel 6.7
31  Oman 6.6
31  Cyprus 6.6
33  Czech Republic 6.5
33  Malaysia 6.5
33  Spain 6.5
33  Bahrain 6.5
37  Saudi Arabia 6.4
37  Puerto Rico 6.4
37  South Korea 6.4
40  Hungary 6.3
40  Botswana 6.3
40  Mauritius 6.3
40  Slovakia 6.3
44  Uruguay 6.2
44  Poland 6.2
44  Rwanda 6.2
47  Italy 6.1
48  Jordan 6.0
48  Lithuania 6.0
48  Slovenia 6.0

2012 Property rights index[edit]

Rank Country/Territory Score
1  Finland 8.6
2  Sweden 8.5
3  Oman 8.3
3  Slovakia 8.3
3   Switzerland 8.3
6  Macedonia 8.2
6  Denmark 8.2
6  Nicaragua 8.2
9  New Zealand 8.1
10  Canada 8.0
11  United Kingdom 7.9
12  Hong Kong 7.8
12  Austria 7.8
12  Australia 7.8
15  Germany 7.7
15  Japan 7.7
17  Ireland 7.6
18  Belgium 7.5
18  United States 7.5
20  France 7.4
21  Iceland 7.2
21  Taiwan 7.2
23  Romania 7.1
23  United Arab Emirates 7.1
25  Cyprus 6.9
26  Puerto Rico 6.8
26  Mauritania 6.8
28  Chile 6.7
28  Bahrain 6.7
28  Estonia 6.7
31  Senegal 6.6
31  South Korea 6.6
31  Israel 6.6
31  Pakistan 6.6
35  Spain 6.5
36  Hungary 6.4
36  Mali 6.4
36  Czech Republic 6.4
39  Botswana 6.3
40  Mexico 6.2
40  Qatar 6.2
40  Slovenia 6.2
40  Uruguay 6.2
40  Portugal 6.2
40  Kuwait 6.2
46  Italy 6.1
47  Luxembourg 6.0
47  Saudi Arabia 6.0
49  South Africa 5.9
49  Jordan 5.9
49  Latvia 5.9

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