Price/Rent Ratio in United Kingdom compared to Europe

Last updated February, 2024
Luxembourg 37 yrs
Switzerland 33 yrs
Austria 28 yrs
Malta 27 yrs
Germany 27 yrs
Norway 26 yrs
Czech Rep. 25 yrs
Denmark 24 yrs
Belgium 24 yrs
Finland 24 yrs
Slovenia 22 yrs
Estonia 22 yrs
Bulgaria 22 yrs
France 22 yrs
Croatia 22 yrs
Greece 21 yrs
Cyprus 20 yrs
Iceland 20 yrs
Slovak Rep. 19 yrs
Netherlands 18 yrs
Portugal 18 yrs
Sweden 18 yrs
Hungary 17 yrs
Poland 17 yrs
Montenegro 17 yrs
Spain 16 yrs
UK 16 yrs
Turkey 16 yrs
Lithuania 16 yrs
Romania 15 yrs
Italy 14 yrs
Ireland 13 yrs
Latvia 12 yrs

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).