Maldives: Property rights

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 Maldives

Property rights index (0-100)

 Latest value 49
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 36
 Min - Max 20 - 49
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 2009 to 2024. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 36 points with a minimum of 20 points in 2014 and a maximum of 49 points in 2020. The latest value from 2024 is 49 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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Maldives - Property rights - historical chart - 2009-2024




The property rights index for the Maldives 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 the Maldives 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 49 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 39 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 0 2024 points
 Business freedom 49 2024 points
 Labor freedom 52 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 76.20 2024 points
 Trade freedom 63 2024 points
 Investment freedom 35 2024 points
 Financial freedom 30 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2024 index points
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