Open Knowledge

Land Ownership 15% open


What data is expected?

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

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? No(as Land published by Official Portal Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE))
  •   Is data in digital form? No
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


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: 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.

Reviewer comments




  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • Hazwany Jamaluddin