Rents in France compared to Europe

This is a comparison of median monthly rental prices in the most expensive region of the capital/most important city for a 1-bedroom apartment. The numbers are based on our in-house research.

Switzerland, Zurich € 2,623
Iceland € 1,884
Denmark, Copenhagen € 1,875
Italy, Milan € 1,850
France, Paris € 1,850
Netherlands, Amsterdam € 1,800
Luxembourg € 1,800
Germany, Berlin € 1,700
Ireland, Dublin € 1,570
Sweden, Stockholm € 1,540
Spain, Madrid € 1,500
Portugal, Lisbon € 1,500
Finland, Helsinki € 1,340
Czech Republic, Prague € 1,260
Belgium, Brussels € 1,100
Austria, Vienna € 1,090
Poland, Warsaw € 1,010
Greece, Athens € 950
Malta, Valletta € 900
Norway, Oslo € 895
Slovakia, Bratislava € 800
Lithuania, Vilnius € 800
Slovenia, Ljubljana € 775
Turkey, Istanbul € 750
Hungary, Budapest € 675
Estonia, Tallinn € 650
Cyprus, Nicosia € 600
Romania, Bucharest € 600
Croatia, Zagreb € 550
Latvia, Riga € 500
Bulgaria, Sofia € 500
Montenegro, Podgorica € 350
Macedonia, Skopje € 280

France generates excellent house price statistics, produced both by the public and private sector. Quality time-series are published by the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) and the Federation Nationale de l'Immobilier (FNAIM). Good data also comes from the Ministere de l'Equipment etc, the Chambre de Notaires de Paris, and the Observatoire National des Marches de l'Immobilier (ONMI). For general economic statistics, consult the Banque de France site.