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.
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Measuring land insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa: from evidence to action - free online event
Free online event in partnership with the Global Land Alliance (GLA), the International Land Coalition Africa (ILC Africa), and the Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR).
Land and property rights in Latin America and the Caribbean - online event
Join us for a free online event to explore what perceptions data can tell us about tenure security in Latin America and the Caribbean
Land and property rights in East Asia and the Pacific - online event
How data on citizens' perceptions can improve tenure security in East Asia and the Pacific - free online event
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. (Updated August 2020)
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.
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.
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.