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The average rental cost in the UK is868 a monthper household for private renters and 442 for social renters (that is,local authority and housing association accommodation). This number (i.e.,the average) is skewed on the high side by those paying very high rents,for instance in London.

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  • The average rent for a house in the United Kingdom (UK) increased across most regions in between March 2019 and 2020. The average rental of 1,673 British pounds in Greater London was way higher than the national average of 959 GBP.

  • How much is the average rental deposit in the UK?

  • The average rental deposit in the UK is at least four weeks of rent. In fact, nearly half (48.8%) of households pay four weeks or one calendar month of rent. Another 39.4% of renters are asked to pay a deposit of more than four weeks of rent. Just 11.8% of households who rent pay three weeks or less as a deposit.

  • Where do renters pay the most in the UK?

  • Not surprisingly, renters pay the most in London where the average monthly rent is 1,480. In the capital, private rental prices are 71% higher than the English average and social rental prices are 29% higher than average. Londoners in privately-renting housing pay 71% more than average.

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