Measuring global perceptions of land and property rights

Prindex collects robust data on perceptions of property rights to help to build a world where everyone feels secure in their right to their home. Find out more

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Land rights matter.
Perceptions matter.

Watch this video covering the findings from Prindex's 2020 data and featuring three experts discussing why tenure security is so crucial.

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Prindex Comparative Report, July 2020

The culmination of over five years of work to develop and apply the Prindex methodology, this report presents the first ever comparable assessment of perceived tenure security that is truly global, with data from more than 140 countries, representing 96% of the world’s adult population.

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Women's perceptions of tenure security: Evidence from 140 Countries

The global Prindex survey provides comparative and representative evidence of women’s perceptions of the security of their land and property rights. This report draws on this data to examine gender differences across a wide spectrum of countries and provide evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Global perceptions of tenure security: Looking beyond the formalisation of property rights

Policy makers often focus on expanding access to formal documentation to improve tender security. Yet Prindex data reveals that formalisation does not always shift how secure people feel in their property rights.

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18 Country Infographics

Wave 2 country infographics in one document. Countries include: Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom and Vietnam

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Women's perceptions of tenure security: Evidence from 33 Countries

This report uses household-level data from 33, mostly developing, countries to analyse perceptions of tenure insecurity among women. We test two hypotheses: (1) that women feel more insecure than men; and (2) that increasing statutory protections for women, for instance by issuing joint named titles or making inheritance law more gender equal, increases de facto tenure security.

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