Estonia: Property rights

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Property rights index (0-100)

 Latest value 93
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 80
 Min - Max 70 - 93
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Estonia from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Estonia during that period was 80 points with a minimum of 70 points in 1995 and a maximum of 93 points in 2024. The latest value from 2024 is 93 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 180 countries is 54 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The property rights index for Estonia from The Heritage Foundation reflects the ability of individuals to accumulate private property, secured by clear laws that are fully enforced by the state. It also measures the likelihood of expropriation in Estonia as well as the extent of corruption in the judiciary and the enforcement of contracts.
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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 93 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 81 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 85 2024 points
 Business freedom 83 2024 points
 Labor freedom 64 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 66.20 2024 points
 Trade freedom 79 2024 points
 Investment freedom 90 2024 points
 Financial freedom 70 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 78 2024 index points
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