Property Rights Index in United Arab Emirates compared to Middle East

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UAE 77
Qatar 75
Israel 72
Bahrain 64
Saudi Arabia 62
Oman 61
Jordan 60
Kuwait 55
Morocco 55
Tunisia 50
Lebanon 44
Algeria 38
Syria 37
Yemen 37
Iraq 37
Egypt 35
Iran 32
Libya 7

United Arab Emirates: 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


The United Arab Emirates does not publish house price statistics. Colliers International publishes a quarterly Dubai house price index and REIDIN has a monthly Dubai house sales price index. General economics statistics are available from the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates.