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Land Ownership 18% open (avg.)

Ranked #11 against other datasets in the Index (avg.)
The Index average ranking for Land Ownership is no change from #11 in 2014

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Cadaster showing land ownership data on a map and include all metadata on the land. Cadaster data submmitted in this category must include the following charateristics:

  • Land boarders
  • Land owners name
  • Land size
  • national level
  • updated yearly

Rank Place Breakdown Location (URL) Format Info Prev. (2014) Score
1 Denmark
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http://download.kortforsyninge... SHP ... n/a 100%
1 Denmark

The data is de facto open, although it is not licensed under an Open Definition license. However the terms listed state that the publisher grants anyone a global, free, non-exclusive and unlimited right to use the data for any purpose, both commercial and non-commercial, as well as the right to alter and redistribute the data without prohibition.

As for the timeliness: The data is updated every 3 months which I have estimated as being up to date in this context.


1 Uruguay
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http://catastro.mef.gub.uy/102... CSV, ... n/a 100%
1 Uruguay

Land Owners name is not public data in Uruguay. Shapefile and WFS data at: http://catastro.mef.gub.uy/12360/10/areas/geocatastro.html


3 Georgia
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n/a n/a n/a 70%
3 Georgia

The National Agency of Public Registry maintains the land ownership data. It is not available for analysis, but for personal use cases, and so bulk data download and use are not envisioned or encouraged - much like the NAPR's company data registry.


3 Jamaica
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http://www.nla.gov.jm/ CSV n/a 70%
3 Jamaica

Based on data availability, the land ownership is found on the iMap Jamaica website: http://www.nla.gov.jm/map.asp where you search by parcel and search by street address.


5 Singapore
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http://ref.data.gov.sg/common/... shp, kml n/a 60%
5 Singapore

Data is licensed under the government of Singapore and Onemap. I could not download the data or find it in machine readable format. According to the feedback from Singapore Government, the data is updated frequently through ref.data.gov.sg


5 Brazil
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http://acervofundiario.incra.g... shapefile n/a 60%
5 Brazil

The information above covers only rural land; urban properties do not have a centralized archive and varies widely for different cities, towns, and municipalities. Bulk download available via menu item, or directly at http://acervofundiario.incra.gov.br/i3geo/datadownload.htm Unclear legal status -- no licensing claimed.


5 Ukraine
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http://www.map.land.gov.ua/kad... vector ... n/a 60%
5 Ukraine

National Cadaster Agency is providing the cadaster information in the map only format with no details on ownership, but those can be provided on demand.


8 Ireland
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https://www.landdirect.ie GML n/a 55%
8 Ireland

These data are fully described on the GeoPortal here - https://www.geoportal.ie/geoportal/catalog/search/resource/details.page?uuid=%7B7694AD1E-CA9C-41D6-B6C2-4AEE89C48BCD%7D

The URL provided is to a viewer https://www.landdirect.ie, and I was unable to access or view national parcel data.

I have sent a note to the PRA.


9 Colombia
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n/a XML n/a 50%
9 Colombia

Estimada Codrina, muy respetuosamente considero que los datos están disponibles en linea, teniendo en cuenta que se pueden acceder a través de una página web. De igual manera se pueden descargar gratuitamente en formato XML, a pesar de que no se encuentre la información con todas las características solicitadas por la comunidad: http://www.igac.gov.co/wps/portal/igac/raiz/iniciohome/MapasdeColombia/Descargas

Con el fin de contribuir con mayor información, incluyo la url del ICDE (Infraestructura Colombiana de Datos Espaciales), con los datos en formato XML del mapa catastral: http://www.icde.org.co/web/guest/wms_igac

Muchas gracias por tus observaciones, las tendremos en cuenta para comunicarlas al IGAC y mejorar nuestra información.


9 Paraguay
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http://www.catastro.gov.py:806... .dwg n/a 50%
9 Paraguay

The data is managed by the National Cadastral Service, dependent of the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda), which publishes the information scattered in different parts:

  • The national map in the geo portal 1
  • The downloadable map files (as .dwg autocad format), containing the shapes and identification information about each parcel 2
  • This identification information can then be used to query ownership information in two services, one for urban parcels 3 and another for rural parcels 4.

References:


9 Puerto Rico
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http://www.satasgis.crimpr.net... vector ... n/a n/a 50%
12 Norway
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http://www.seeiendom.no/ n/a n/a 45%
12 Norway

Kartverket provides an online service (http://www.seeiendom.no/) that allows the user to look up a specific property, returning borders on a map with property details (e.g size).

Owner is not available.


12 Luxembourg
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http://map.geoportail.lu/?laye... n/a n/a 45%
12 Luxembourg

The land owner’s name attribute is known by the cadastre, but not included in the public dataset.


12 Kosovo
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http://geoportal.rks-gov.net shapefi ... n/a 45%
12 Kosovo

Land owner's name is not made public to the general public through the geoportal.


12 Kyrgyzstan
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n/a Excel n/a 45%
12 Kyrgyzstan

The detailed information cannot be obtained for free. But they have automated information system, the access can be gained by paying and signing agreement with the department.


12 Moldova, Republic of
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http://www.geoportal.md/en/def... vector ... n/a n/a 45%
12 Romania
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http://geoportal.ancpi.ro/geop... vector ... n/a 45%
12 Romania

According to the Partnership Agreement Romania-EU 2014-2020, the data is not in digital format and Romania requested financial support to digitize it.


12 Latvia
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http://www.kadastrs.lv vector ... n/a 45%
12 Latvia

The data is available in the http://www.kadastrs.lv website. Some of the data can be viewed online without restrictions, more detailed information can be accessed and downloaded after paying a fee.


12 Czech Republic
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http://nahlizenidokn.cuzk.cz/V... vector ... n/a 45%
12 Czech Republic

Vector cadastre data (GIS vector data) are downloadable free of charge, but the information about ownership is provided on paid basis.


20 Isle of Man
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https://www.gov.im/maps/ vector ... n/a 40%
20 Isle of Man

https://www.gov.im/maps/ MANNGIS shows land boundaries and land size at a national level with same day updates via ESRI GIS land ownership is available free of charge via public terminal at the Land Registry -- the division has been merged with the Companies Registry and the offline system will be migrated to an online system in the next 6 months to assist estate agents and law firms with out of hours property and land searches


20 Jordan
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n/a vector ... n/a 40%
20 Jordan

The Jordanian Department of Land and Survey provides this search tool (http://www.dls.gov.jo/dlsweb/index.html) where you can find lands by their location for the whole nation. Lands have IDs, and results include coordinates where you can determine its borders and area. It say the website was last updated 24 hours ago.

However, results does not provide the owner of the land.


22 Italy
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n/a cxf n/a 35%
22 Italy

CXF is a dialect of DXF format created by the Agenzia delle Entrate to manage the cadastry data The Autonomous Province of Trento offers the data in the land registry as public domain (cc0)


22 Niger
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n/a xls n/a 35%
22 Niger

The Direction of cadastral and domaniales affair is the one who manage land records. The records are stored in a database with restricted access


22 Netherlands
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n/a shapefiles n/a 35%
22 Netherlands

The Kadaster provides useful open data but unfortunately not on landownership. Even National and Subnational Governments pay for the service via contracts while the Kadaster is a Zelfstandig Bestuurs Orgaan (ZBO). This means that the organisation is providing national services for the national government (and is funded by the government) while it is not place under the responsibility of a Department/Minister. Effectively this is a good example where citizens pay one time via tax and a second time via the actual service. This hampers service delivery and transparency.


22 Guernsey
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n/a unknow n/a 35%
22 Guernsey

The description of the http://www.gov.gg/article/111893/Cadastre indicates that subscribers can pay for online access to the cadastre. It also indicates that enquiries can be made in person, by telephone and by email (presumably at no cost).

The logon screen for online access to the cadastre for subscribers is at http://www.gsydigimap.gov.gg/PublicAuth/logOn.asp?redir=%2FCadastreInternetSite%2Fcadsearch%2Easp

The Royal Court greffe holds records of land conveyances, and the registry is open to the public: http://www.guernseyroyalcourt.gg/article/1638/Conveyances-and-Bonds http://www.guernseyroyalcourt.gg/article/1919/Conveyances

There is a reference to a digital copy of the cadastre at http://www.guernseyroyalcourt.gg/article/6868/An-Overview


22 Finland
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n/a XML n/a 35%
22 Finland

Land Ownership data is public data but open access is prohibeted according privacy laws. User has to have a legal purpose stated in the law in order to be able to handle personal (privacy) data.


22 Russian Federation
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n/a XML n/a 35%
22 Russian Federation

The Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr) provides online service to get up to date information about land ownership.

This service is: - public - available online - up to date - not openly licensed - not free, require personal information and payment for each request - not bulk, only request per object based (https://rosreestr.ru/wps/portal/online_request)


22 Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of
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http://gis.katastar.gov.mk/are... ArcGIS ... n/a 35%
22 Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of

AREC's interactive map fulfills all but one of the criteria: the information about the names of the owners of the parcels are not available.

It is otherwise, easy to navigate, can be displayed on different backgrounds, points of interest can be toggled on or off, agricultural parcels can be displayed etc.


22 Switzerland
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n/a XML n/a 35%
22 Switzerland

For more information see Land register of the Swiss cadastral system, as well as documentation of access to electronic landownership data (eGRIS) and Public-law Restrictions on landownership (ÖREB-Kataster).


22 Australia
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n/a shapefi ... n/a 35%
22 Australia

Data aggregated by PSMA on behalf of the state, territory and Australian governments. PSMA sells the data through a number of resellers.

Data is released quarterly. Metadata and specifications are available.

Formats of data vary by reseller. Formats other than those listed may be available.


31 Slovakia
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http://www.katasterportal.sk/k... n/a n/a 30%
31 Slovakia

Cadastral data is free for non-commercial usage. Bulk data & commercial usage is only possible after paying fees and under strict licence.

Data was submitted by Fair Play Alliance and Jano Suchal


31 Belgium
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n/a vector ... n/a 30%
31 Belgium

CadGis is still more an online viewer, rather then it is a dataset. However it is a free service that shows the required information on a national level, except for the name of the owner. Due to this being private information.

The application is not openly licensed as it states that excerpts can only be used for private usage.


31 Japan
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http://www1.touki.or.jp/ n/a n/a 30%
31 Japan

Cadaster "地籍図, 公図" data is managed by each Local Government. There is no description for area or distance information on this data set. Format is "地籍フォーマット2000 (Cadaster format 2000)" or SIMA.

Reading Cadaster is practicable at each local government office.

As similar data set, "地積測量図 (Acreage Survey Drawing)" is managed by Legal Affairs Bureau "法務局" on each local/region. Data format is combination of "地図XML (Map XML)" & "登記CSV (Registration CSV. contains ownership information)".

"地積測量図" data is published by "一般財団法人 民事法務協会" with fee. Data format is PDF when published.


34 Botswana
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n/a shapefi ... n/a 25%
34 Botswana

Data available on request, unlikely to get access to bulk, my personal applications for sub datasets were rejcted in the past


34 Albania
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http://geoportal.asig.gov.al/e... n/a n/a 25%
34 Albania

These dataset is not public, is available but the information can be accessed only from the owner and or a person who have legal authorization from the owner. Metadata available - layer building (address system) http://geoportal.asig.gov.al/en/InfoandServices.aspx?lang=EN


36 United Kingdom
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n/a n/a n/a 20%
36 United Kingdom

There is little or no open data on land ownership available for the UK. Authoritative land ownership records are held by the Land Registry (England and Wales), Registers of Scotland and Land Registry (Northern Ireland). Individual records are available to the public for a fee. Records take the form of a title register (which identifies the owner and any rights of way or restrictions on the land) and a title plan (which defines the extents of the land). These are usually supplied in non-re-usable formats.

Data on properties in England and Wales owned by commercial and corporate entities is available in bulk and in a re-usable format, but on commercial terms rather than as open data.

Government agencies in each part of the UK also maintain ownership registers for agricultural land for purposes of compliance with the Single Payment Scheme (SPS), an agricultural subsidy scheme for farmers in the European Union. For example, the Rural Land Register for England is maintained by the Rural Payments Agency. These ownership records are not available for public re-use.

Land Registry has released a spatial dataset called INSPIRE Index Polygons that contains boundaries for registered freehold land and property in England and Wales. This dataset is available for public re-use but only the IDs attached to the boundaries are licensed as open data. The boundary polygons themselves are subject to additional licensing restrictions because they contain derived data from Ordnance Survey. The boundaries are not cadastral data and the dataset does not contain any ownership information.


36 Austria
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36 Austria

This data is managed very similar to many registers (e.g. company data) in Austria - the national government owns and manages the data and then there are several companies that buy this data from the government and provide the data in bulk or single request or via API. A good overview of how this is managed as well as of providers of this data can be found here: https://www.justiz.gv.at/web2013/html/default/2c9484852308c2a601240b4acb4b0842.de.html


36 Korea, Republic of
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36 Korea, Republic of

Land ownership data of Korea, Republic of is maintained in the official registry managed by the Supreme Court of Korea in accordance to the law. However, the data is not publicly available. The system requires you to pay a small amount of fee for access and print separately, and I guess the data is available only in the plug-in, not in machine-readable formats, and not openly licensed.


36 Bulgaria
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36 Bulgaria

The land ownership registry is a service where one pays for a number of queries done in the system.


36 Oman
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36 Oman

The Ministry of Housing of Oman has an electronic database for lands in the country that it uses to administer land registrations. An interface has been made available for residents in the capital to access the data for own property on the system ( https://eservices.housing.gov.om/arb/Pages/Maps.aspx ). It is not possible to generally browse the database or look up properties owned by other people.


36 France
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36 France

The landowner name is not provided in order to protect owners' privacy in accordance to http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000000886460


36 Ecuador
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36 Ecuador

Each local government manages the land ownership database which is not available to the public. Usually land owners can query the database to know how much they need to pay for property tax each year. In order to query the database you need to know the property cadastral code.


36 Burkina Faso
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36 Burkina Faso

With a support from the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), the general direction of taxes have made a database of land ownership and land usage. But there is a limited access to only those who are working with these data.


36 Jersey
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36 Jersey

Jersey has a land register, but not in the form of a cadastre.

A GIS layer is used to link land parcels to the court registry records (scanned document images in PDF format) which detail property transactions registered before the Royal Court.

Members of the public can request information about land ownership from the court registry.

Each land polygon has a pointer to relevant record in the court registry document management system ('PRIDE').

Access to both the GIS system and the PRIDE system would be required to identify the ownership and size of a parcel of land.


36 Syria
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36 Rwanda
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36 Germany
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48 India
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48 India

Land registration is a State Subject according to Constitution of India. However, under e-Governance initiative, the Central government has put in lot of resources to ensure that all land records are computerized at state level, which are in advanced stages of implementation. Links to the landrecords system/websites of the states in India are as under: Goa: http://dslr.goa.nic.in/f114new.aspx Odisha : http://bhulekh.ori.nic.in/ Uttrakhand : http://devbhoomi.uk.gov.in/ Uttar Pradesh : bhulekh.up.nic.in Madhya Pradesh : http://landrecords.mp.gov.in/newweb/index.html Gujarat : https://anyror.gujarat.gov.in/ Rajasthan : http://apnakhata.raj.nic.in/ Tamil Nadu : http://edistrict.tn.gov.in/eservicesnew/index.html Karnataka : http://bhoomi.karnataka.gov.in


48 Morocco
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48 Iceland
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48 Iceland

Landeignaskrá is fairly new in digital form. According to their own website, the database is far from complete and in such an early stage that it cannot be considered to be available digitally, even by the data publisher. The information is there on paper and up-to-date although it must be requested on a land-by-land basis.


48 Malaysia
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48 Malaysia

In Malaysia, land ownership at national level is managed by 2 agencies; Department of Lands and Mines (JKPTG) & The Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM). Link: http://www.nre.gov.my/ms-my/Tanah/Pages/default.aspx. Since, JKPTG and JUPEM are under the federal territory, the data available are not open to the public and entrance fees are required to request the data. However, there are several cases whereby Malay reserve land owner able to request the data at their respective state from the Land Department Office, which for Selangor and Penang case, the FOI act is available. Thus, the owners have their right to request access of the data.


48 Sudan
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48 Sudan

The data were taken from study about real estate register in Sudan Dubai (http://sudalawyers.com/vb/showthread.php?t=991)


53 Canada
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53 Canada

Canada as a federation has divisions of powers and distributed responsibility over lands across provinces and territories. Lands is a provincial responsibility however there are federal land responsibilities. Cadastre data are provided for some provinces and territories via GeoGratis. The text below provides additional information and is from the following URL http://clss.nrcan.gc.ca/cadastraldata-donneescadastrales-eng.php

"Canada Lands Digital Cadastral Data provides the cadastral parcel framework for specified Canada Lands. This cadastral line and parcel structured vector data is designed and suited for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application.

By using this data, it is important to understand and accept that the data is not to be used for defining boundaries. Administrative decisions should be based on legal documents and legal survey plans.

The datasets are updated when new survey plans are recorded in the Canada Lands Survey Records (CLSR). Frequent visits to this site are recommended.

The links below will guide you to the FTP locations where you can freely download our cadastral datasets. Please contact the regional representative for questions pertaining to the data.

Canada Map Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon"


53 Mexico
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53 Mexico

Cadaster data available in INEGI is free, publicly available and online. All in accordance to the Index's definitions and methodology.

Added to the above, parcel information, common use lands, communal polygons, and polygons of land destined to housing are available as open data, with a free license in: http://busca.datos.gob.mx/#/instituciones/ran


53 St. Vincent & the Grenadines
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 St. Vincent & the Grenadines

This website suggest that there is cadastre data for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, however, we could not find an official online data.


53 Senegal
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53 Senegal

According to this article from the government website, cadastre data does exist and in digital form, but I could not find a version of it in the web and publicly available.

According to this webpage, cadastre can be purchased in paper copy.


53 Taiwan
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Israel
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Israel

http://mapi.gov.il/ProfessionalInfo/Cadastre/Pages/tazpit.aspx - is an archive of cadastres in Israel.


53 Turkey
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Benin
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Benin

With support from the Millennium Challenge Account, Benin has restructured his land data management with a land information system, that help towns improve their work. There is no evidence about the availability of the data collected.


53 Nepal
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Hong Kong
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Hong Kong

The Lands Department in Hong Kong is very proprietary of its data. Several FOI requests to other departments (accessinfo.hk) have shown that the Lands Department's strong licensing prevents release of all manner of data.

Boundary information does appear to be recorded and stored in digital format, but not free to access: http://www.landsd.gov.hk/mapping/en/digital_map/mapprod.htm

It is possible for citizens to search a database for details pertaining to very specific plots of land (building number is needed using the 'street search' facility), but this is limited - not finding my entire office block and not providing any information other than the building name for the block of flats I live in. Search facility is here: https://www2.iris.gov.hk/eservices/searchlandregister/search.jsp


53 Tanzania, United Republic of
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Tanzania, United Republic of

The ministry of lands has a database of all land owners and all associated information , but in order to query anything you have file a request on what information you want and also have to pay a certain fee.


53 Sweden
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 Sweden

"Today, we are required to collect fees from those who want to use products from our range of maps, geographic information and property information - what we collectively call for geodata. Our hope is that we will get a new funding model that makes it possible to abolish fees and restrictive conditions of use." [http://www.lantmateriet.se/en/Maps-and-geographic-information/Maps/oppna-data/]


53 South Africa
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n/a n/a n/a 10%
53 South Africa

The Dept completed a land audit in 2015 in which it states:

The State Land Audit serves to underpin this. It has now been completed and the relevant data vetted and verified. We now know who owns what part of South Africa; what land the State owns and where it is located.

However, this information does not appear to be available to the public.


66 Trinidad and Tobago
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Trinidad and Tobago

Map and Survey Control are found on https://www.ttconnect.gov.tt/gortt/portal/ttconnect/!ut/p/a1/jdDBCoJAEAbgp_HqjC5b2c2DlRqERmV7CYttVVZX1LTHz7qFZc1thu-HnwEGEbAiblMRN6kqYvnc2eTkByZS1yK4CdBCM3QNB6lPllPSg-MbCJeLHjjUWPl7goj_5fHL2D_zW17AAdgo8-gADGu-wEgPD5iQ6vz6ydEuzmQmgFX8yite6beqPydNU9ZzDTXsuk4XSgnJ9YvK9SzX8FMqUXUD0QBDme-iu5tR2a7tB05-TX8!/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/gortt/wcm/connect/gortt+web+content/TTConnect/Citizen/Topic/FoodandAgriculture/Land-Related+Services/Maps+and+Survey+Control but requires login authentication.


66 Spain
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Spain

To match the evaluation criteria, two different sources of public information should be analyzed: The Land Registry and the Cadaster of Spain.

There's no evidence of data publicly available in digital form available for download on the land ownership data on the Land Registry, whereas the Cadastre of Spain provides accurate information on land boarders and size updated frequently.


66 Greece
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Greece

The NATIONAL CADASTRE & MAPPING AGENCY S.A. company is a Legal Entity of Private Law and its mission is the study, development and operation of the Hellenic Cadastre.

The company was founded with a joint decision of the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Minister of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (Decision 81706/6085/6-10-1995/Government Gazette 872Β/19-10-1995). NCMA S.A. operates according to the rules of private finance and the provisions of article 5 of Law 2229/1994, of the coded Law 2190/1920, of Law 2308/1995 and Law Ν.2664/1998, as these stand today. Furthermore, the company does not fall under the class of organizations and businesses of the broader state sector; regulations that concern companies directly or indirectly owned by the State do not apply to NCMA S.A.

The sole shareholder of the company is the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change.


66 Tajikistan
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Tajikistan

Data can be provided upon request. Though the legal regime provides norms for proactive disclosure of data, they are not always followed.


66 Saudi Arabia
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Justice has a real estate register ( http://www.sc.gov.sa/ ) in which all properties are registered. No information is available about the data and the relevant information for this dataset does not appear to be accessible to the public.


66 Chile
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Chile

There is a registration of land ownership but it is not public information. (https://www.conservador.cl/portal/) The site only allows you to manage your piece of land using your private information.


66 Cayman Islands
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Cayman Islands

http://www.mondaq.com/caymanislands/x/20903/Market+Commentaries/Dealing+In+Land tells about how to get a land registered but it is uncertain if records of land registration are present


66 China
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 China

All lands are owned by the government but the land use right can be sold to other bodies.

The http://www.mlr.gov.cn/tdsc/ website publishes all information regarding the tender and award of land use right. The website provides information on land size but it does not provide detailed information on land boarders.

The information on land boarders can only be obtained in paper form from the local government office and the local government has its own criteria on who can obtain such document (e.g. whether you are a legal person of a company who will bid for the land use right)


66 Kuwait
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Kuwait

Kuwait has a real estate register(https://www.moj.gov.kw/sites/ar/RealEstate/Pages/Introduction.aspx), but we could not find the data online. There is only record of sold properties on ministry of justice website(https://www.moj.gov.kw/sites/ar/Pages/Contents/Statistics/RealState.aspx).


66 Montserrat
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Montserrat

It is uncertain that data for land ownership exists in Montserrat


66 Thailand
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Thailand

No information found for land ownership in Thailand


66 Turks and Caicos Islands
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Turks and Caicos Islands

It is uncertain if the data exists.


66 Dominican Republic
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Dominican Republic

The institution Dirección General del Catastro Nacional has this data, however we weren't able to find any public records of it.


66 Cameroon
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Cameroon

The Ministry of Domains, Cadaster and Land affairs doesn't have a working website. Land ownership is Cameroon has been so far a very serious problem due to ill management, generating resentment between citizens, loss of confidence in land titles, various losses to land owners. A research report from African Development Bank noticed that anyone need a 2 to 7 years period to acquire a land title in Cameroon. The Ministry website is not working at the time of this survey. http://www.mindaf.gov.cm/

So there is project going on launched (PAMOCCA) with ADB support to streamline the process for land ownership, computerizing existing documents, building a unique geodesical database, publishing cadaster data online, etc. http://www.spm.gov.cm/actualites/actualite/article/communique-a-lissue-du-conseil-de-cabinet-du-jeudi-28-mars-2013.html


66 Lebanon
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Lebanon

Land ownerships are registered by dlrc.gov.lb, however, they do not make such data available to the public. It is not available online, and it is most likely that only owner of a land or his legal representatives can get the ownership documents of their own land offline. We were not able to find any means for the public to request lists of all lands and their owners.


66 Egypt
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Egypt

Land ownerships are registered by the Egyptian Survey Authority (www.esa.gov.eg), however, they do not make such data available to the public. It is not available online, and according to its law (http://bit.ly/1hNXtGG) and the forms submitted (http://bit.ly/1iemT0b) only owner of a land or his legal representatives can get the ownership documents of the land. We were not able to find any means for the public to request lists of lands and their owners.

P.S. The website (www.esa.gov.eg) is down, and we used the cached version by Google for our research.


66 Dominica
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Dominica

Land data is not in digital format, instead it is paper format. The data collected is fairly up to date. No known websites we could visit to gather this information.


66 Philippines
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Indonesia
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n/a n/a n/a 5%
66 Indonesia

No data found from Open Government Indonesia http://data.go.id/dataset?_groups_limit=0


85 El Salvador
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Kenya
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Kenya

A National Titling Centre was commissioned by the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development in May 2014 and tasked by the Government to digitize all its content. It was launched in February 2015. No information has been made available yet, at least not publicly.


85 United Arab Emirates
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 United Arab Emirates

Land Ownership matters in the UAE are dealt with on the individual state (Emirate) level and not on the federal level. The Abu Dhabi City Municipality ( http://www.adm.gov.ae/ ) appears to be the body responsible for the registration of real estate in the capital, but it does not share the data publicly.

Reviewer's comment: It doesn't seem that the data is available to the public, the submitter's comment confirms this. Thus, I will mark this as unavailable


85 United States
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 United States

It does not seem that federal / national government has a database... The Bureau of Land Management has a pretty antiquated website that does not have a great cadastre survey page. There is a company that sells parcel-level data, and a client they note is the government. The state of Montana has a pretty good cadastre map and Oregon something similar but I don’t think there is a national map that has all the aggregated cadastre maps.


85 Nigeria
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Nigeria

Land and Cadastral Survey of the Office of the Surveyor General should have been responsible for publishing Land boundaries and ownership. Although it is claimed to be available in certain states, nationally, it is not available


85 Cambodia
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Argentina
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Argentina

The site of the National Registry of Rural Lands contains datasets to be used

http://www.jus.gob.ar/tierras-rurales.aspx


85 Azerbaijan
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Azerbaijan

The data seem to exist, but is not public.


85 Tunisia
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Iraq
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Iraq

Land ownership registration is part of the Iraqi ministry of justice, in their page (http://www.moj.gov.iq/tashkelat.7/ and http://www.moj.gov.iq/registration/) there are some news about the agency, but no way to request or search of the registration data.


85 Guyana
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Guyana

It is uncertain if the data exists


85 Guinea
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Guinea

no evidence


85 Côte d'Ivoire
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Togo
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bolivia, Plurinational State of
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bolivia, Plurinational State of

There is a land registry under the ministry of agriculture, but not a cadastre. http://www.inra.gob.bo/InraPb/paginaController?cmd=contenido&id=6650


85 Panama
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Guatemala
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Guatemala

Th website for the General Property Registration only contains data about the registration procedures and information about the Public Information Access Law.

https://www.rgp.org.gt/index.php/informatcion-publica


85 Costa Rica
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bahrain
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bahrain

The Survey and Land Registration Bureau of Bahrain has a department that is responsible for the land register. However, no information is available about the status of the data and it is definite that this data is not publicly available.


85 Algeria
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Algeria

We were not able to find this data


85 Kazakhstan
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Kazakhstan

We have a Land Codex that states that population has rights to know the information about land ownership. But we could not find source, where the land ownership is shown on the map.


85 Portugal
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Portugal

Existing data is based on a mid-20th century survey; it has been scanned and the PDF made available on the DGTerritório, but it's useless. Efforts to make a digital survey are ongoing (with some cities covered like Lisbon or Setúbal) but far from complete.


85 Libya
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Libya

It is not clear which authority is responsible for the land ownership registration. No data is available.


85 Iran, Islamic Republic of
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Iran, Islamic Republic of

We could not find this information


85 Mali
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Pakistan
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http://lrma.punjab-zameen.gov.... n/a n/a 0%
85 Pakistan

The data is provided by Government of Punjab for major cities in Punjab only.


85 Saint Lucia
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Saint Kitts and Nevis
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Saint Kitts and Nevis

It is uncertain if the data exists.


85 Grenada
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bermuda
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bermuda

It is uncertain if land ownership data exists


85 Barbados
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bahamas
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Bahamas

It is uncertain if the data for land ownership exists


85 Aruba
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Aruba

It is uncertain if data for land ownership in Aruba exists.


85 Antigua and Barbuda
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Timor-Leste
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Timor-Leste

There are no dedicated department(s) nor ministry found to be responsible on informing the public about the status of land ownership in Timor-Leste.


85 Myanmar
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Myanmar

No evidence from the President's Officer website that the data exists. http://www.myanmarpresidentoffice.info/en/ and the dedicated webpage for the cabinet ministries is empty http://www.myanmarpresidentoffice.info/en/?q=cabinet/ministries so no way to find out who are the responsible minister involve. I have found a 3rd party website http://www.ourweb.info/01/directory/myanmar/005/ that provide a list of ministries official websites but some of these websites are not found.

Kindly note that there is a high possibility that Myanmar government did not update each of these ministries websites so there is an error while trying to gain access to these websites.


85 Qatar
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n/a n/a n/a 0%
85 Qatar

All real property is registered in Qatar in the Real Estate Register at the Ministry of Justice ( http://www.moj.gov.qa/d-4.php ). The register issues monthly reports on sales (such as this one http://www.moj.gov.qa/realissus/2015-08-27-2015-08-23.pdf ), but the the majority of information needed for the index dataset category (such as land borders and owner's name) is not available in these reports.

Reviewer's comment: Since the basic data such as owner's name and land border are not available, I will change this dataset into unavailable


85 Ethiopia
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n/a n/a n/a n/a 0%