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Average Rent in the UK


Average rent in the UK (Q3 2023) is £721 pcm. If you exclude inner London it's £630 pcm

Average rents by region

RegionAverage monthly room rent Q3 2023Average monthly room rent Q3 2022Annual change Q3 2023 vs Q3 2022
East Anglia£630£57410%
East Midlands£550£48913%
North East£526£45117%
North West£567£48916%
Northern Ireland£530£44519%
South East£712£62414%
South West£632£57111%
West Midlands£537£49812%
Yorkshire and Humberside£542£47813%
UK (excl London)£630£55414%



SpareRoom’s Quarterly Rental Index compares data from Q3 2023 with Q3 2022, based on around 300,000+ 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.