The main findings are -
- Private rental prices paid by tenants in Great Britain rose by 2.3% in the 12 months to August 2016, down 0.1 percentage point compared with the year to July 2016.
- Private rental prices grew by 2.4% in England, 0.1% in Wales and were unchanged in Scotland (0.0%) in the 12 months to August 2016.
- Rental prices increased in all the English regions over the year to August 2016, with rental prices increasing the most in the South East (3.4%).
Take advantage of our discounted landlord insurance ratesPrivate rental prices in North of Eng rising at slower pace than those in South and East https://t.co/PZ9eR365oK— ONS (@ONS) September 29, 2016