United Kingdom Home Europe United Kingdom Regional Statistics 5 year Index of Economic Freedom in United Kingdom More GB × United Kingdom Regional Statistics Square Meter Prices Rental Yields Rents Price/Rent Ratio Price/GDP per Cap Buy/Sell Costs Capital Gains Tax Price Change 1 yr Price Change 5 yrs Price Change 10 yrs Landlord & Tenant Law GDP Per Capita GDP/Cap Growth 1 yr GDP/Cap Growth 5 yrs Economic Freedom Ec. Freedom 5 yrs Competitiveness Property Rights Index Currency +/- Value Taxes on Residents Financial Overview Overview House Prices Market in Depth Rental Yields Income Tax et al Tax Example Taxes if Resident Buying Guide Landlord and Tenant Property Inheritance Country Statistics Property Investments Key Contacts Accountants Lawyers Real Estate Agents Mortgages Economic Freedom 5 Years in United Kingdom compared to Europe Footnote | Export Sort: Alphabetically | Ascending Rank | Descending Rank Click name of country for detailed information Belarus 19.57% Latvia 14.65% Russia 13.06% Romania 8.16% Estonia 8.00% Norway 7.52% Moldova 6.54% Italy 6.35% Poland 6.33% Lithuania 5.99% Bosnia & H. 5.10% Iceland 4.92% Czech Rep. 4.92% Bulgaria 4.88% Sweden 4.48% Turkey 4.37% Ukraine 4.32% Germany 3.95% Netherlands 3.41% Macedonia 3.26% UK 3.15% Austria 2.80% Finland 2.33% Luxembourg 1.93% Serbia 1.52% Malta 1.03% Switzerland 0.43% France 0.16% Ireland -0.20% Portugal -0.66% Greece -0.72% Montenegro -0.83% Albania -1.15% Denmark -1.51% Belgium -1.67% Slovak Rep. -1.89% Hungary -1.95% Croatia -2.50% Cyprus -5.50% Slovenia -5.89% Spain -8.00% United Kingdom: Economic freedom index, 5-year change Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating: Greatly Improved Improved Nuetral Worse Much Worse Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series. Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).