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Singapore   97
Hong Kong   94
Japan   89
Taiwan   86
Malaysia   85
South Korea   78
Brunei   63
Bhutan   60
Macau   60
Kazakhstan   56
Armenia   55
India   55
Georgia   55
Mongolia   51
Thailand   51
Kyrgyztan   51
Azerbaijan   50
Vietnam   50
Philippines   49
China   48
Indonesia   48
Sri Lanka   48
Uzbekistan   48
Tajikistan   45
Maldives   45
Cambodia   42
Nepal   37
Pakistan   36
Laos   35
Bangladesh   35
North Korea   32
Turkmenistan   32
Afghanistan   13
Timor-Leste   7

 

 

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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