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Property rights - country data from around the world:

The average for 2017 was 52.44 points. The highest value was in Singapore: 97 points and the lowest value was in Somalia: 7 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Property rights.


Definition: The property rights index measures the degree to which a country’s laws protect private property rights and the degree to which its government enforces those laws. It also assesses the likelihood that private property will be expropriated and analyzes the independence of the judiciary, the existence of corruption within the judiciary, and the ability of individuals and businesses to enforce contracts. Higher index values denote more certain legal protection of property.