Topics Right to own property

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Allows individuals and corporations the sole ownership of real property, effects, financial instruments, or other objects. This right is in some cases open to violation in the interests of the community.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for a right to own property?