Time Required to Register Property

Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2018, Haiti ranked the highest in time required to register property with 312 days followed by Brunei and Bangladesh. On the other end of the scale was East Timor with -1.00 days, Libya with -1.00 days and Georgia with 1.00 days.

Average time required to register property reached 47.5 days in 2018 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.72% less than in the previous year and 48.9% less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average time required to register property reached an all time high of 92.6 days in 2004 and an all time low of 47.5 days in 2018. The average annual growth amounted to -4.65% since 2004.

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Country Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan days                 250 250 250 250 250    
Albania days                 33.0 33.0 22.0 22.0 19.0    
Algeria days                 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0    
Angola days                 190 190 190 190 190    
Argentina days                 51.5 51.5 51.5 51.5 51.5    
Armenia days                 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00    
Australia days                 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50    
Austria days                 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5    
Azerbaijan days                 10.0 10.0 8.50 8.50 8.50    
Bahamas days ... ... ...           122 122 122 122 122    
Bahrain days ... ... ...           31.0 31.0 31.0 31.0 31.0    
Bangladesh days                 244 271 271 271 271    
Belarus days                 10.0 4.00 4.00 3.00 3.00    
Belgium days                 64.0 64.0 64.0 56.0 56.0    
Belize days ...               59.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0    
Benin days                 120 120 120 120 120    
Bhutan days                 92.0 92.0 92.0 77.0 77.0    
Bolivia days                 91.0 91.0 90.0 90.0 90.0    
Bosnia and Herzegovina days                 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0    
Botswana days                 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0    
Brazil days                 25.5 31.7 31.7 31.7 31.4    
Brunei days ... ...             299 299 299 299 299    
Bulgaria days                 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0    
Burkina Faso days                 67.0 67.0 67.0 67.0 67.0    
Burundi days                 64.0 26.0 23.0 23.0 23.0    
Cambodia days                 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0    
Cameroon days                 93.0 86.0 86.0 86.0 86.0    
Canada days                 6.50 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00    
Central African Republic days                 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0    
Chad days                 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0    
Chile days                 31.0 28.5 28.5 28.5 28.5    
China days                 28.0 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5    
Colombia days                 16.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0    
Comoros days ...               30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0    
Congo days                 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0    
Costa Rica days                 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0    
Croatia days                 72.0 72.0 72.0 62.0 47.0    
Cyprus days ... ... ... ...         21.0 21.0 9.00 9.00 9.00    
Czech Republic days                 25.0 25.0 30.5 30.5 27.5    
Dem. Republic of the Congo days                 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0    
Denmark days                 9.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00    
Djibouti days ...               45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0    
Dominican Republic days                 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0    
East Timor days ...               -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 ... ...
Ecuador days                 38.0 38.0 38.0 38.0 38.0    
Egypt days                 89.0 79.0 76.0 76.0 76.0    
El Salvador days                 31.0 31.0 31.0 31.0 31.0    
Equatorial Guinea days ...               23.0 23.0 23.0 23.0 23.0    
Eritrea days                 78.0 78.0 78.0 78.0 78.0    
Estonia days                 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5    
Ethiopia days                 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0    
European Union days                 28.7 26.6 25.9 24.7 23.9    
Fiji days                 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0    
Finland days                 14.0 14.0 47.0 47.0 47.0    
France days                 74.0 74.0 64.0 64.0 64.0    
Gabon days ...               102 102 102 102 102    
Gambia days ...               66.0 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.0    
Georgia days                 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00    
Germany days                 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0    
Ghana days                 47.0 47.0 47.0 47.0 47.0    
Greece days                 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0    
Guatemala days                 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0    
Guinea days                 59.0 59.0 44.0 44.0 44.0    
Guinea Bissau days ...               207 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0    
Guyana days                 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0    
Haiti days                 312 312 312 312 312    
Honduras days                 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0    
Hong Kong days                 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5    
Hungary days                 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 17.5    
Iceland days                 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50    
India days                 47.0 63.1 62.9 62.9 69.1    
Indonesia days                 25.0 27.6 27.6 27.6 27.6    
Iraq days                 51.0 51.0 51.0 51.0 51.0    
Iran days                 32.0 32.0 32.0 32.0 32.0    
Ireland days                 36.5 36.5 31.5 31.5 31.5    
Israel days                 81.0 81.0 81.0 81.0 81.0    
Italy days                 25.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0    
Ivory Coast days                 51.0 39.0 30.0 30.0 30.0    
Jamaica days                 17.5 17.0 18.0 18.0 18.0    
Japan days                 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0    
Jordan days                 21.0 21.0 17.0 17.0 17.0    
Kazakhstan days                 40.0 23.0 11.0 4.50 3.50    
Kenya days                 72.0 72.0 72.0 61.0 61.0    
Kosovo days ... ... ... ... ...       32.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 27.0    
Kuwait days                 50.0 50.0 70.0 70.0 70.0    
Kyrgyzstan days                 5.00 5.00 5.00 3.50 3.50    
Laos days                 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0 55.0    
Latvia days                 17.5 17.5 17.5 16.5 16.5    
Lebanon days                 28.0 28.0 28.0 37.0 37.0    
Lesotho days                 101 43.0 43.0 43.0 43.0    
Liberia days ... ...             50.0 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0    
Libya days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 -1.00 ... ...
Lithuania days                 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50    
Luxembourg days ... ...             26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5    
Macedonia days                 43.0 31.0 31.0 30.0 30.0    
Madagascar days                 100 100 100 100 100    
Malawi days                 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0    
Malaysia days                 16.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0    
Maldives days ...               57.0 57.0 57.0 57.0 57.0    
Mali days                 29.0 29.0 29.0 29.0 29.0    
Malta days ... ... ... ... ... ... ...   15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0    
Mauritania days                 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0    
Mauritius days                 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0    
Mexico days                 75.0 66.2 65.3 65.3 42.1    
Moldova days                 5.50 5.50 5.50 5.50 5.50    
Mongolia days                 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5    
Montenegro days ... ...             70.0 69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0    
Morocco days                 76.0 61.0 41.0 31.0 21.0    
Mozambique days                 48.0 42.0 43.0 43.0 43.0    
Myanmar days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 85.0 85.0 85.0 85.0 85.0    
Namibia days                 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0    
Nepal days                 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00    
Netherlands days                 5.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50    
New Zealand days                 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00    
Nicaragua days                 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0    
Niger days                 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.0    
Nigeria days                 77.0 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.2    
Norway days                 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00    
Oman days                 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0    
Pakistan days                 208 157 157 157 157    
Palestine days                 51.0 51.0 51.0 51.0 51.0    
Panama days                 28.5 29.5 22.5 22.5 22.5    
Papua New Guinea days                 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0    
Paraguay days                 46.0 46.0 46.0 46.0 46.0    
Peru days                 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50    
Philippines days                 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.0    
Poland days                 52.0 33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0    
Portugal days                 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00    
Puerto Rico days                 194 194 194 194 191    
Qatar days ... ... ...           12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0    
Romania days                 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 15.0    
Russia days                 44.0 23.0 20.0 16.0 16.0    
Rwanda days                 45.0 32.0 32.0 32.0 12.0    
Saudi Arabia days                 8.00 8.00 8.00 6.00 3.00    
Senegal days                 122 122 71.0 71.0 71.0    
Serbia days                 11.0 11.0 54.0 54.0 21.0    
Seychelles days ...               33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0    
Sierra Leone days                 67.0 67.0 56.0 56.0 56.0    
Singapore days                 19.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50    
Slovakia days                 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5    
Slovenia days                 95.5 80.5 65.5 50.5 50.5    
Somalia days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 188 188    
South Africa days                 23.0 23.0 23.0 23.0 23.0    
South Korea days                 9.00 9.00 7.00 6.50 5.50    
South Sudan days ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0    
Spain days                 13.5 13.5 13.0 13.0 13.0    
Sri Lanka days                 50.0 51.0 51.0 51.0 51.0    
Sudan days                 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0    
Suriname days ...               196 106 46.0 46.0 46.0    
Swaziland days ...               21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0    
Sweden days                 30.0 28.0 14.0 14.0 7.00    
Switzerland days                 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0    
Syria days                 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 48.0    
Taiwan days ...               4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 ... ...
Tajikistan days ...               37.0 37.0 37.0 37.0 37.0    
Tanzania days                 67.0 67.0 67.0 67.0 67.0    
Thailand days                 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00    
Togo days                 295 295 295 288 283    
Trinidad and Tobago days ...               77.0 77.0 77.0 77.0 77.0    
Tunisia days                 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0    
Turkey days                 7.00 7.00 6.00 6.00 6.00    
Uganda days                 51.0 46.0 42.0 42.0 42.0    
Ukraine days                 69.0 45.0 27.0 17.0 17.0    
United Arab Emirates days                 10.0 6.00 2.00 1.50 1.50    
United Kingdom days                 28.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5    
USA days                 12.0 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2    
Uruguay days                 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.0    
Uzbekistan days                 62.0 62.0 55.0 46.0 46.0    
Venezuela days                 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0    
Vietnam days                 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5    
Yemen days                 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0    
Zambia days                 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0    
Zimbabwe days                 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.0    
World days                 53.4 51.4 49.9 50.1 50.8