Iran: Property rights

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Property rights index (0-100)

 Latest value 24
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 16
 Min - Max 10 - 37
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Iran during that period was 16 points with a minimum of 10 points in 1996 and a maximum of 37 points in 2020. The latest value from 2024 is 24 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 Iran 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 Iran 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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 Property rights 24 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 17 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 63 2024 points
 Business freedom 38 2024 points
 Labor freedom 49 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 38.20 2024 points
 Trade freedom 56 2024 points
 Investment freedom 5 2024 points
 Financial freedom 10 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 41 2024 index points
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