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Singapore   90
Hong Kong   90
Japan   80
South Korea   70
Taiwan   70
Bhutan   60
Macau   60
Malaysia   55
India   55
Georgia   40
Thailand   40
Sri Lanka   40
Mongolia   30
Philippines   30
Pakistan   30
Nepal   30
Kazakhstan   30
Brunei   30
Indonesia   30
Cambodia   25
Maldives   25
Azerbaijan   20
China   20
Timor-Leste   20
Armenia   20
Bangladesh   20
Tajikistan   20
Kyrgyztan   20
Laos   15
Uzbekistan   15
Vietnam   15
Myanmar   10
North Korea   5
Turkmenistan   5

 

 

Asia: Property rights index

A subcomponent of the Index of Economic Freedom, the property rights index measures the degree to which a countrys laws protect private property rights, and the degree to which its government enforces those laws.

Higher scores are more desirable, i.e. property rights are better protected. Scores are from 0 to 100.

The index 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.

The Global Property Guide considers protection of property rights as a significant factor affecting the desirability of a residential real estate investment.

Source: The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal

 

Statistics in Asia. Asia has surprisingly good house price statistics, though the quality varies greatly. The ex-British colonies tend to have good house price statistics Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia all have excellent houses price time series, the best being Hong Kong, where the data is arguably richer than in the UK, since there are official rents statistics. However in the Indian sub-continent, only India has house price statistics, and this only in a new series, not yet available on the web.

Japan publishes no house price statistics. Its ex-colonies do better: Korea has a good house price time-series, and Taiwan also has one.

Indonesia has house price statistics, and so does China (both of questionable quality). In Thailand, the Bank of Thailand publishes a time-series. In the Philippines, Colliers produces residential property data.

No house-price time-series are produced in Vietnam, Cambodia, or Laos.

 





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