Price/Rent Ratio in United Kingdom compared to Europe

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Andorra 32 yrs
Austria 51 yrs
Belgium 21 yrs
Bulgaria 16 yrs
Croatia 18 yrs
Cyprus 20 yrs
Czech Rep. 27 yrs
Denmark 21 yrs
Estonia 15 yrs
Finland 24 yrs
France 36 yrs
Germany 25 yrs
Greece 24 yrs
Hungary 19 yrs
Ireland 14 yrs
Italy 42 yrs
Latvia 26 yrs
Lithuania 21 yrs
Luxembourg 23 yrs
Macedonia 20 yrs
Malta 30 yrs
Moldova 10 yrs
Montenegro 13 yrs
Netherlands 27 yrs
Norway 32 yrs
Poland 18 yrs
Portugal 18 yrs
Romania 16 yrs
Russia 31 yrs
Serbia 23 yrs
Slovak Rep. 22 yrs
Slovenia 19 yrs
Spain 21 yrs
Switzerland 30 yrs
Turkey 28 yrs
UK 38 yrs
Ukraine 11 yrs

United Kingdom: Price/rent ratio

This ratio is typically used for measuring undervaluation/overvaluation of real estate prices, calculated by dividing the gross rental yield by 100 so the higher the yield, the lower the price/rent ratio.

When wereas theise data collected? Click on individual countries to see the data collection date.


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).