Statement on irregularities in data in the Doing Business 2018 and 2020 reports. Read our statement

This topic examines the steps, time, and cost involved in registering a property, assuming a standardized case of an entrepreneur who wants to purchase land and a building that is already registered and free of title dispute. In addition, the topic measures the quality of the land administration system in each economy. The quality of land administration index has five dimensions: reliability of infrastructure, transparency of information, geographic coverage, land dispute resolution, and equal access to property rights. The most recent round of data collection for the project was completed in May 2019. See the methodology and webinar for more information.

= Subnational Doing Business data available. Multi City = Multi-city data for same economy is available.