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Average Rent in the UK


Average rent in the UK (Q2 2024) is £740 pcm. If you exclude inner London it's £656 pcm.

Average rents by region

RegionAverage monthly room rent Q1 2024Average monthly room rent Q1 2023Annual change Q1 2024 vs Q1 2023
East Anglia£662£6236%
East Midlands£562£5424%
North East£544£5165%
North West£609£5599%
Northern Ireland£557£5188%
South East£735£6926%
South West£655£6206%
West Midlands£562£5286%
Yorkshire and Humberside£560£5355%
UK (excl London)£656£6147%



SpareRoom’s Quarterly Rental Index compares data from Q2 2024 with Q2 2023, based on around 200,000+ UK room ads (inclusive of bills). Sample size is the combined total across both periods. Towns/cities/postcodes with a sample size of under 50 have been excluded from this report. London data covers E, EC, N, NW, SE, SW, W & WC postcodes.