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Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 203
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 2005-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
26.05M
40.63M
15.69M
5.65M
90,854
241,598
15,597
2) Albania
12.24M
12.67M
23.38M
22.61M
21.8M
24.55M
23.01M
3) Algeria
92.47M
90.37M
137.27M
162.11M
144.05M
246.87M
152.91M
4) Angola
6.38M
3.19M
224.32M
212.22M
252.85M
264.7M
212.23M
5) Antigua and Barbuda
1.2M
1.09M
1.15M
1.18M
3.23M
3.2M
3.43M
6) Arab World
435.3M
422.36M
590.06M
611.3M
570.67M
633.92M
523.14M
7) Argentina
1.71B
2.08B
2.22B
2.33B
2.1B
2.18B
2.06B
8) Aruba
14.75M
10.56M
9.72M
8.65M
10.9M
13.81M
16.33M
9) Australia
3.42B
4.11B
4.17B
3.91B
3.97B
3.53B
3.35B
10) Austria
1.61B
1.86B
1.96B
1.75B
1.78B
1.46B
1.37B
11) Azerbaijan
16.53M
18.42M
28.18M
12) Bahamas
10.57M
15.27M
16.75M
19.2M
19.51M
17.66M
22.88M
13) Bangladesh
17.64M
10.47M
10.82M
20.49M
30.13M
24.37M
46.52M
14) Barbados
19.15M
12.43M
9.22M
12.14M
15) Belarus
102.7M
89.2M
106.8M
145.1M
237.3M
132.7M
125.3M
16) Belgium
1.91B
2.89B
2.82B
3.35B
3.4B
3.34B
3.01B
17) Belize
1.38M
1.98M
2.27M
2.34M
4.85M
4.14M
2.63M
18) Benin
2.88M
1.91M
2.32M
5.06M
2.25M
17,712
19) Bermuda
8.8M
9.9M
10.28M
10.93M
11.76M
8.59M
8.47M
20) Bhutan
167,599
221,228
65,332
39,214
665,037
486,417
355,875
21) Bolivia
19.81M
20.8M
42.44M
50.43M
68.29M
83.57M
99.38M
22) Bosnia Herzegovina
5.47M
4.6M
9.08M
7.51M
6.92M
9.98M
7.83M
23) Botswana
11.41M
11.22M
13.28M
10.25M
9.09M
8.82M
6.03M
24) Brazil
3.23B
3.75B
4.2B
4.57B
5.92B
5.25B
5.14B
25) Brunei
13.64M
20.08M
26) Bulgaria
114.24M
140.18M
184.75M
197.87M
229.82M
185.84M
183.51M
27) Burkina Faso
111,048
283,978
301,649
301,392
250,801
28) Burundi
620,741
16,637
186,721
2,162
29) Cambodia
6.28M
10.1M
11.14M
11.89M
20.51M
12.47M
10.4M
30) Cameroon
11.6M
10.87M
7.36M
7.84M
7.99M
7.02M
31) Canada
9.73B
10.41B
10.9B
11.81B
11.63B
9.87B
9.62B
32) Cape Verde
343,346
73,921
110,127
4.8M
8.05M
2.4M
33) Caribbean small states
112.45M
189.31M
207.11M
243.93M
209.24M
210.41M
174.04M
34) Central Europe and the Baltics
6.42B
7.23B
6.7B
8.14B
8.44B
7.8B
7.51B
35) Chile
726.29M
773.56M
1B
1.36B
1.55B
1.54B
1.58B
36) China
13.04B
14.71B
17.75B
21.03B
22.61B
22.02B
23.98B
37) Colombia
362.41M
424.66M
526.91M
560.55M
525.97M
467.36M
438.59M
38) Costa Rica
158.86M
214.78M
310.56M
374.4M
454.7M
495.83M
594.99M
39) Croatia
224.82M
262.52M
307.36M
281.04M
275.92M
267.8M
268.81M
40) Cyprus
34.37M
26.99M
167.06M
92.84M
41) Czech Republic
945.09M
1.18B
1.04B
1.16B
1.34B
1.23B
1.2B
42) DR Congo
20.3M
10.74M
43) Denmark
1.33B
1.41B
1.39B
1.74B
1.7B
1.53B
1.64B
44) Dominica
1.24M
608,970
594,080
594,080
586,672
672,686
683,381
45) Dominican Republic
67.1M
71.4M
59.2M
63.7M
81.4M
88.9M
98.4M
46) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
70.37B
75.21B
82.72B
47) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
19.52B
21.71B
25.19B
48) Ecuador
54.05M
65.76M
90.47M
125.98M
110.56M
72.46M
46.32M
49) Egypt
226M
231.6M
344.7M
327.5M
241.5M
213.8M
187.7M
50) El Salvador
31.49M
39.93M
54.68M
71.56M
68.55M
70.2M
94.1M
51) Estonia
60.05M
74.4M
61.3M
49.02M
61.53M
43.57M
51.55M
52) Ethiopia
993,167
2.88M
2.46M
538,887
2.19M
3.84M
1.12M
53) Euro area
101.69B
110.55B
110.14B
127.28B
158.57B
167.68B
168.96B
54) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
136.56B
153B
151.3B
55) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
2.55B
2.51B
2.67B
56) European Union
119.98B
131.47B
129.29B
148.84B
181.91B
193.25B
192.21B
57) Faroe Islands
7.68M
9.08M
58) Fiji
886,415
2.36M
2.57M
2.34M
3.17M
3.92M
59) Finland
1.31B
1.37B
1.78B
1.92B
1.18B
830.79M
925.44M
60) Fragile and conflict affected situations
131.31M
122.94M
92.38M
113.38M
400.72M
372.65M
306.03M
61) France
10.02B
10.54B
8.76B
11.05B
12.76B
14.36B
13.17B
62) French Polynesia
3.27M
3.76M
3.51M
3.25M
3.02M
63) Georgia
7.4M
7.96M
7.59M
13.44M
19.35M
6.99M
16.19M
64) Germany
7.12B
7.4B
6.4B
8.7B
10.69B
9.76B
10.49B
65) Greece
627.11M
556.26M
370.89M
322.28M
445.83M
290.63M
246.61M
66) Grenada
5.5M
5.62M
6.21M
6.47M
8.1M
8.15M
8.41M
67) Guatemala
93.97M
76.35M
84.25M
103.2M
175.22M
243.25M
169.6M
68) Guinea Bissau
2,019
2,367
69) Guinea
1.2M
770,000
620,000
1.45M
70) Guyana
28.02M
34.18M
41.7M
65.99M
23.94M
18.24M
71) Haiti
480,000
520,000
1.64M
1.59M
2.16M
1.64M
1.63M
72) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
195.7M
199.51M
215.12M
313.68M
275.52M
231.24M
206.75M
73) High income: OECD
204.75B
224.32B
225.86B
74) High income: nonOECD
27.58B
30.98B
34.98B
75) High income
222.63B
244.13B
249.84B
270.68B
311.13B
310.26B
313.37B
76) Honduras
30.38M
35.15M
38.67M
85.31M
91.5M
46.36M
51.18M
77) Hong Kong
1.98B
2.01B
2.02B
2.03B
1.94B
1.86B
78) Hungary
1.8B
2.03B
1.7B
1.97B
1.7B
2.01B
1.39B
79) Iceland
77.94M
119.19M
83.75M
105.22M
80) India
2.44B
2.82B
3.99B
3.9B
4.85B
5.01B
5.47B
81) Indonesia
1.62B
1.79B
1.8B
1.74B
1.86B
1.65B
1.73B
82) Iraq
5.3M
400,000
1M
1.4M
1.6M
83) Ireland
37.47B
40.82B
42.1B
46.41B
64.21B
75.11B
76.06B
84) Israel
831.5M
1.07B
1.07B
998M
1.14B
1.06B
1.2B
85) Italy
6.55B
6.6B
5.59B
5.39B
5.18B
4.32B
4.67B
86) Ivory Coast
17.43M
18.43M
17.2M
3.89M
2.89M
2.56M
87) Jamaica
36.28M
47.41M
60.12M
55.85M
50.76M
50.76M
50.76M
88) Japan
18.77B
19.17B
19.9B
17.83B
20.94B
17.03B
19.67B
89) Jordan
2.39M
14.79M
24.08M
90) Kazakhstan
85.54M
94.62M
152.39M
147.89M
166.06M
149.09M
126.87M
91) Kenya
17.8M
15.09M
31.78M
77.53M
147.5M
146.18M
144.48M
92) Kosovo
3.71M
515,573
405,827
2.93M
2.71M
1.7M
2.63M
93) Kyrgyzstan
2.59M
6.19M
7.76M
6.93M
4.98M
5.95M
7.54M
94) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
7.31B
8.39B
9.85B
95) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
4.56B
5.26B
6.22B
96) Latvia
33.04M
52.84M
43.71M
47.87M
45.14M
34.4M
36.45M
97) Least developed countries: UN classification
128.71M
114.71M
324.91M
354.65M
693.57M
659.95M
563.47M
98) Lebanon
12.92M
40.17M
32.82M
28.12M
34.76M
34.39M
32.88M
99) Lesotho
4.87M
5.04M
4.67M
4.15M
3.83M
3.38M
2.93M
100) Lithuania
34.81M
34.28M
38.2M
51.76M
47.44M
48.33M
66.91M
101) Low & middle income
39.21B
44.06B
52.07B
58.47B
61.13B
57.06B
58.63B
102) Low income
79.54M
82.98M
72.48M
115.42M
86.03M
90.21M
63.09M
103) Lower middle income
6.22B
6.76B
8.45B
8.82B
9.92B
9.68B
10.07B
104) Luxembourg
736.58M
1.31B
2.59B
4.43B
4.85B
3.58B
3.57B
105) Macau
182.8M
253.22M
221.2M
221.2M
203.82M
169.11M
215.57M
106) Macedonia
17.76M
24.89M
33.91M
41.59M
52.81M
56.16M
66.88M
107) Madagascar
26.81M
6.95M
14.14M
18.09M
6.07M
17.13M
8.04M
108) Malawi
429,552
440,265
460,365
1.79M
2.98M
3.69M
109) Malaysia
1.32B
1.63B
1.54B
1.4B
1.42B
1.29B
1.34B
110) Maldives
2.27M
3.42M
3.71M
3.66M
3.54M
5.43M
111) Mali
2.02M
112) Malta
1.59B
596.84M
446.34M
510.77M
555.24M
483.83M
494.14M
113) Mauritania
10.69M
1.06M
114) Mauritius
12.07M
15.2M
15.52M
13.49M
18.91M
18.28M
17.69M
115) Mexico
293.69M
283.73M
253.44M
235.14M
239.77M
259.56M
276.72M
116) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
2.85B
2.07B
2.11B
117) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
423.93M
405.99M
589.74M
118) Middle income
39.13B
43.98B
52B
58.35B
61.05B
56.97B
58.57B
119) Moldova
12.75M
16.6M
18.7M
24.16M
25.08M
18.33M
19.07M
120) Mongolia
2.59M
4.66M
12.03M
14.48M
13M
15.59M
24.61M
121) Montenegro
8.87M
2.82M
3.08M
4.46M
5.3M
3.45M
6.01M
122) Morocco
30.43M
41.35M
56.84M
73.9M
111.11M
95.6M
104.26M
123) Mozambique
3.81M
4.72M
8.05M
24.53M
19.57M
26.79M
19M
124) Myanmar
295.32M
271.95M
230.64M
125) Namibia
5.98M
8.47M
6.22M
7M
8.61M
10.35M
1.62M
126) Netherlands
32.83B
36.64B
36.15B
37.45B
47.3B
47.88B
48.08B
127) New Caledonia
2.15M
1.39M
2.35M
1.8M
4.12M
128) New Zealand
699.87M
1.01B
973.56M
982.8M
942.76M
803.34M
821.23M
129) Nicaragua
800,000
800,000
800,000
800,000
1.2M
1.2M
1.9M
130) Nigeria
223.39M
213.2M
250.8M
258.58M
250.79M
258.16M
252.04M
131) North America
42.29B
46.51B
49.57B
50.68B
53.63B
49.74B
54.02B
132) Norway
633.88M
778.78M
587.76M
668.15M
654.17M
569.37M
541.51M
133) OECD members
203.25B
222.4B
225.84B
246.05B
288.46B
289.51B
294B
134) Other small states
1.72B
768.45M
603.67M
746.03M
858.97M
860.48M
818.77M
135) Pacific island small states
1.83M
4.18M
4.8M
5.41M
10.44M
11.22M
4.35M
136) Pakistan
124M
127M
161M
126M
160M
180M
221M
137) Panama
46.3M
68.7M
96.9M
80.9M
98.7M
57M
47M
138) Paraguay
2.5M
2.5M
2.5M
37.3M
18.05M
18.5M
19.33M
139) Peru
196.76M
215.8M
299.56M
336.28M
299.51M
302.16M
323.58M
140) Philippines
446.48M
441.51M
471.31M
529.35M
547.03M
612.61M
546.41M
141) Poland
2.25B
2.41B
2.33B
2.69B
2.95B
2.43B
2.69B
142) Portugal
596.02M
600.21M
505.37M
517.72M
680.33M
699.91M
820.94M
143) Romania
445.02M
482.42M
452.53M
864.75M
880.13M
809.48M
807.87M
144) Russia
4.84B
5.83B
7.63B
8.37B
8.02B
5.63B
5B
145) Rwanda
19,712
82,266
860,000
146) Saint Lucia
3.93M
3.98M
3.9M
3.94M
7.65M
7.11M
6.85M
147) Samoa
39,750
213,113
798,045
1.44M
1.86M
2.35M
148) Sao Tome and Principe
2,295
31,975
134,494
137,719
149) Senegal
5.84M
5.4M
4.9M
1.2M
5.9M
150) Serbia
156.11M
183.25M
175.08M
221.24M
224.58M
180.3M
199.7M
151) Seychelles
1.41M
1.41M
1.51M
2.75M
2.75M
1.79M
1.46M
152) Sierra Leone
403,114
334,281
408,617
1.05M
1.04M
886,050
153) Singapore
16.61B
19.62B
22.05B
22.57B
20.55B
18.7B
19.28B
154) Sint Maarten
865,921
569,832
1.36M
1.16M
1.79M
2.12M
155) Slovakia
168.4M
176.42M
181.04M
571.87M
672.08M
521.98M
587.65M
156) Slovenia
344.26M
381M
357.12M
253.04M
241.77M
221.33M
224.34M
157) Small states
1.83B
961.93M
815.59M
995.38M
1.08B
1.08B
997.16M
158) Solomon Islands
738,655
1.36M
1.22M
1.49M
5.21M
4.78M
4.35M
159) South Africa
1.94B
2.12B
2.02B
1.94B
1.73B
1.71B
2.01B
160) South Asia
2.61B
3B
4.18B
4.06B
5.04B
5.21B
5.73B
161) South Korea
9.18B
7.42B
8.62B
9.84B
10.55B
10.06B
9.29B
162) South Sudan
258,600
520,000
1.77M
163) Spain
2.73B
2.89B
2.43B
4.51B
4.47B
4.52B
4.99B
164) St Kitts Nevis
1.94M
2.04M
2.07M
2.16M
3.04M
2.53M
2.43M
165) St Vincent Grenadines
3.24M
3.34M
3.24M
3.38M
3.55M
2.86M
2.99M
166) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
2.33B
2.51B
2.46B
167) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
2.33B
2.51B
2.46B
168) Sudan
11.37M
1.42M
4,000
55,602
10.6
169) Suriname
1.23M
5.8M
9.89M
13.86M
19.71M
22.7M
170) Swaziland
16.31M
49.4M
47.18M
62.39M
65.4M
13.86M
16.29M
171) Sweden
1.5B
1.92B
2.48B
2.79B
3.85B
4.17B
3.12B
172) Switzerland
8.02B
10.65B
11.11B
11.77B
14.14B
12.87B
12.1B
173) Syria
36.55M
174) Tajikistan
40,800
41,400
116,000
15,200
175) Tanzania
270,000
400,000
851,853
2.72M
1.1M
2.01M
1.4M
176) Thailand
3.08B
3.12B
3.61B
4.59B
3.97B
4.13B
177) Timor Leste
725,648
3,118
75,880
32,822
178) Togo
1.65M
384,292
114,971
179) Trinidad and Tobago
60.14M
54.08M
60.81M
70.16M
75.38M
50.29M
180) Tunisia
15.16M
12.08M
12.8M
13.66M
19.44M
20.95M
17.5M
181) Turkey
816M
680M
741M
785M
677M
682M
764M
182) Uganda
2.81M
8.28M
11.31M
14.78M
12.18M
13.77M
19.74M
183) Ukraine
744M
746M
727M
1.07B
552M
358M
358M
184) United Kingdom
9.69B
11.08B
9.25B
9.87B
10.42B
12.94B
11.95B
185) United States
32.55B
36.09B
38.66B
38.86B
41.98B
39.86B
44.39B
186) Upper middle income
32.91B
37.21B
43.55B
49.53B
51.13B
47.29B
48.5B
187) Uruguay
26.56M
33.57M
86.93M
113.42M
137.13M
101.27M
108.48M
188) Vanuatu
165,698
248,618
215,528
149,555
206,067
174,160
189) Venezuela
340M
364M
397M
394M
400M
382M
258M
190) West Bank and Gaza
292,307
576,598
816,166
746,622
929,204
1.32M
1.14M
191) World
261.84B
288.19B
301.91B
329.15B
372.26B
367.32B
372.01B
192) Yemen
4.8M
4.8M
4.8M
4.8M
4.8M
4.8M
193) Zambia
548,844
3.73M
3.77M
1.77M
1.89M
2.01M
2.14M
194) Zimbabwe
3.78M
8.85M
9.31M
17.83M
18.67M
19.55M
10.37M
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