Land Ownership 35% open


What data is expected?

Data should include maps of lands with parcel layer that displays boundaries in addition to a land registry with information on registered parcels of land. The Index focuses on assessing open land tenure data (describing the rules and processes of land property). Responsible use may enable tenure security and increase the transparency of land transactions. The assessment criteria were developed in collaboration with Cadasta Foundation. For more information on land ownership datasets and where they're located, check out Cadasta Foundation's Data Overview.

  • Parcel boundaries (inc. latitude and longitude)
  • Parcel ID
  • Property value (i.e. Price Paid, Property Tax Value)
  • Tenure Type (ie. leasehold, freehold, protected lands, public lands, customary lands)

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format GeoJSON, KML, SHP, XML
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available No
Available free of charge No
findable 4 It's aba
findable_steps There's a link on pretty much any government website, as well as the gov registry list.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Registry agency
Controlled access Yes
characteristics Parcel boundaries (inc. latitude and longitude), Parcel ID, Property value (i.e. Price Paid, Property Tax Value), Tenure Type (ie. leasehold, freehold, protected lands, public lands, customary lands)
location - land ownership registry
The parcel ID and border data is openly available, free of charge and easy to use. The ownership however is protected as personal information by law. Therefore registration and fees apply.

Meta data

Data location - land ownership registry
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   GeoJSON, KML, SHP, XML
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Boyan Yurukov
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 09:42:01 GMT+0000 (UTC)