Shows the buying price, price/rent ratio, rent per month (US$), and gross rental yield (%) for a 120 square metre apartment (in most locations – see mouse overs). For assumptions see below.
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Country/City 
Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. 
Price/Rent Ratio (x) 
Rent per Month ($ or €) 
Gross Rental Yield 

Andorra For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,615  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 32x  Rent per Month ($) € 920  Gross Rental Yield 3.16% 
Antigua For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,501  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Argentina, Buenos Aires For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,660  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 41x  Rent per Month ($) $ 896  Gross Rental Yield 2.45% 
Aruba, Bakval and Malmok et al For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,455  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 14x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,774  Gross Rental Yield 7.32% 
Australia, Sydney For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 10,711  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 40x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,701  Gross Rental Yield 2.52% 
Austria, Vienna For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 14,333  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 51x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,986  Gross Rental Yield 1.96% 
Bahamas For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,632  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 12x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,964  Gross Rental Yield 8.16% 
Barbados, St James For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,739  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,501  Gross Rental Yield 5.48% 
Belgium, Brussels For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,932  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 22x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,445  Gross Rental Yield 4.56% 
Belize, Ambergris Caye For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,322  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Bermuda For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 7,056  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 21x  Rent per Month ($) $ 5,597  Gross Rental Yield 4.76% 
Brazil, Sao Paolo For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 4,370  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
BVI, Tortola For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 6,469  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 35x  Rent per Month ($) $ 3,071  Gross Rental Yield 2.85% 
Bulgaria, Sophia For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,062  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) € 851  Gross Rental Yield 5.12% 
Cambodia, Phnom Phen For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,913  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,553  Gross Rental Yield 5.33% 
Canada, Toronto For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 10,657  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 25x  Rent per Month ($) $ 4,211  Gross Rental Yield 3.95% 
Cape Verde, Praia For a 100 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,300  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Cayman Is., Grand Cayman For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 4,163  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 14x  Rent per Month ($) $ 3,018  Gross Rental Yield 7.25% 
Chile, Santiago For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,771  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 23x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,181  Gross Rental Yield 4.26% 
China, Shanghai For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 11,829  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 48x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,479  Gross Rental Yield 2.10% 
Colombia, Bogota For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,189  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 16x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,379  Gross Rental Yield 6.30% 
Costa Rica, San Jose For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,938  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 13x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,450  Gross Rental Yield 7.48% 
Croatia, Zagreb For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,453  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,074  Gross Rental Yield 5.43% 
Cyprus, Limassol For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,081  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 21x  Rent per Month ($) € 796  Gross Rental Yield 4.74% 
Czech Republic, Prague For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 8,066  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 32x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,022  Gross Rental Yield 3.14% 
Denmark, Copenhagen For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 5,306  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 21x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,071  Gross Rental Yield 4.84% 
Dom. Rep., Puerto Plata For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,078  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Ecuador, Quito For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,278  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 12x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,027  Gross Rental Yield 8.04% 
Egypt, Cairo For a 150 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 831  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 11x  Rent per Month ($) $ 977  Gross Rental Yield 9.40% 
El Salvador, San Salvador For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,193  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 12x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,013  Gross Rental Yield 8.49% 
Estonia, Tallinn For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,956  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,560  Gross Rental Yield 4.90% 
Finland, Helsinki For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 8,195  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 24x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,718  Gross Rental Yield 4.11% 
France, Paris For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 15,867  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 36x  Rent per Month ($) € 3,564  Gross Rental Yield 2.79% 
Germany, Berlin For a 90 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 7,325  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 34x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,305  Gross Rental Yield 2.95% 
Greece, Athens For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 4,488  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 25x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,438  Gross Rental Yield 3.97% 
Guadeloupe, GrandeTerre For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,925  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,445  Gross Rental Yield 4.94% 
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island For a 130 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 28,570  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 43x  Rent per Month ($) $ 7,267  Gross Rental Yield 2.35% 
Hungary, Budapest For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,119  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,319  Gross Rental Yield 5.24% 
India, Mumbai For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 10,932  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 43x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,537  Gross Rental Yield 2.32% 
Indonesia, Jakarta For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,823  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 14x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,175  Gross Rental Yield 7.40% 
Israel, Tel Aviv For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 17,149  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 37x  Rent per Month ($) $ 4,591  Gross Rental Yield 2.68% 
Italy, Rome For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 8,170  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 26x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,584  Gross Rental Yield 3.92% 
Jamaica, Kingston For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,404  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 10x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,369  Gross Rental Yield 9.75% 
Japan, Tokyo For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 16,322  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 38x  Rent per Month ($) $ 4,346  Gross Rental Yield 2.66% 
Jordan, Amman For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,455  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 11x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,605  Gross Rental Yield 8.82% 
Kenya, Nairobi For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,687  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 15x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,123  Gross Rental Yield 6.66% 
Latvia, Riga For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,458  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 25x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,132  Gross Rental Yield 4.06% 
Lebanon, Beirut For a 150 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,693  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 22x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,082  Gross Rental Yield 4.51% 
Lithuania, Vilnius For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,682  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,166  Gross Rental Yield 5.39% 
Luxembourg For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 5,710  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 23x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,955  Gross Rental Yield 4.40% 
Macedonia. Skopje For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,406  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) € 565  Gross Rental Yield 4.98% 
Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,441  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 27x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,281  Gross Rental Yield 3.72% 
Malta, Valleta For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 5,674  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 30x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,540  Gross Rental Yield 3.37% 
Martinique, FortdeFrance For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,979  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,524  Gross Rental Yield 5.12% 
Mexico, Mexico City For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,852  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Montenegro, Coastal Areas For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,736  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 13x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,055  Gross Rental Yield 7.53% 
Morocco, Marrakesh For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,549  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) $ 854  Gross Rental Yield 5.52% 
Netherlands, Amsterdam For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 8,558  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 27x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,569  Gross Rental Yield 3.72% 
New Zealand, Auckland For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,438  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,885  Gross Rental Yield 5.48% 
Nicaragua, Managua For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 893  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 13x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,146  Gross Rental Yield 7.70% 
Norway, Oslo For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 10,268  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 32x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,556  Gross Rental Yield 3.09% 
Panama, Panama City For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,606  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 17x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,075  Gross Rental Yield 5.75% 
Peru, Lima For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,692  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,055  Gross Rental Yield 4.90% 
Philippines, Metro Manila For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,952  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 16x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,422  Gross Rental Yield 6.13% 
Poland, Warsaw For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,463  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,535  Gross Rental Yield 5.50% 
Portugal, Lisbon For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 4,749  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 18x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,578  Gross Rental Yield 5.45% 
Puerto Rico, San Juan For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,007  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 14x  Rent per Month ($) $ 717  Gross Rental Yield 7.12% 
Romania, Bucharest For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,973  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 16x  Rent per Month ($) € 966  Gross Rental Yield 6.07% 
Russia, Moscow For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 14,714  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 31x  Rent per Month ($) € 3,820  Gross Rental Yield 3.22% 
Serbia For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,776  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 23x  Rent per Month ($) € 994  Gross Rental Yield 4.44% 
Singapore For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 13,748  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 39x  Rent per Month ($) $ 3,498  Gross Rental Yield 2.54% 
Slovakia, Bratislava For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,842  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 22x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,384  Gross Rental Yield 4.47% 
Slovenia, Ljubljana For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,623  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,499  Gross Rental Yield 5.13% 
South Africa, Cape Town For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 4,214  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 26x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,636  Gross Rental Yield 3.88% 
Spain, Madrid For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 6,173  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 25x  Rent per Month ($) € 1,991  Gross Rental Yield 4.00% 
St. Kitts For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,496  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 20x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,712  Gross Rental Yield 4.90% 
St Lucia For a 200 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 1,860  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 28x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,108  Gross Rental Yield 3.57% 
Sweden, Stockholm For a sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 8,669  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Switzerland, Geneva For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 14,230  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 30x  Rent per Month ($) € 3,827  Gross Rental Yield 3.33% 
Taiwan, Taipei For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 10,373  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 49x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,142  Gross Rental Yield 2.06% 
Tanzania, Dar es Salaam For a 100 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 700  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 12x  Rent per Month ($) $ 500  Gross Rental Yield 8.57% 
Thailand, Bangkok For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,952  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) $ 2,029  Gross Rental Yield 5.13% 
Trinidad For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,334  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 15x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,607  Gross Rental Yield 6.88% 
Turkey, Istanbul For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 5,680  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 52x  Rent per Month ($) € 887  Gross Rental Yield 1.93% 
Turks and Caicos Is., Providenciales For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,884  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Ukraine, Kiev For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,481  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 11x  Rent per Month ($) € 2,550  Gross Rental Yield 9.09% 
UAE, Dubai For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 5,918  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 19x  Rent per Month ($) $ 3,070  Gross Rental Yield 5.19% 
UK, London For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 29,676  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 37x  Rent per Month ($) € 6,606  Gross Rental Yield 2.71% 
US, New York For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 17,191  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 34x  Rent per Month ($) $ 4,942  Gross Rental Yield 2.91% 
Uruguay, Montevideo For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 2,598  Price/Rent Ratio (x) 14x  Rent per Month ($) $ 1,865  Gross Rental Yield 7.18% 
US VI, St. Croix For a 120 sq. m. property, usually an apartment.

Buying Price US $ per Sq. M. $ 3,235  Price/Rent Ratio (x) n.a.  Rent per Month ($) n.a.  Gross Rental Yield n.a. 
Assumptions:
 The Buying Price per Square Metre, the Rent per Month (sq. m.), and the Gross Rental Yield are based on our yields research (see DATA FAQs). Figures are typically based on the average for a 120 square metre apartment (in most locations – see mouse overs). The apartments are typically in a prime inner city area, except in the Caribbean or Pacific.
 The Price/Rent Ratio indicates the years of rent which would be required to buy such an apartment.