The average rent in Outer London is £1,393 according to a survey of properties carried out by HMRC's Valuation Office Agency between September 2020 and September 2021. Between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021, average rents in Outer London fell by £10. Compare average rent by area.
Outer London's average rent of £1,393 is £495 higher than the £898 average rent in England. Outer London is the 2nd most expensive metropolitan county (of 8 total) based on average rent price.
The average rent growth rate in Outer London between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021 was -0.7%. If rents continue to grow at this rate, average rents will fall to £1,354 by 2025.
The average cost of rent in Outer London varies depending on property type, prices start at £643 for a single room and rise to £2,338 for a house with four or more bedrooms.
Rental data for Outer London is based on a sample that may change over time. Some differences in trends may be due to changes in the sample rather than true changes in the rental market.
Within each property type, rent price can vary depending on variables such as property size and condition of fittings. For example, the lower quartile rent for two bed flats in Outer London is £1,200, increasing to £1,475 for the upper quartile rent.
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Based on the 30,600 properties surveyed, the most common type of rental property within Outer London is 2 beds, which account for 40.9% of properties. In England, the most common type of property is 2 bed flats, which account for 42.1% of the rental market stock.
The least commonly available type of rental property is Single Rooms, which account for 1.7% of properties. In England, the least common type of property is Studio flats, which account for 2.5% of the rental market stock.
The cheapest rents in Outer London are found in Sutton, where the average cost of rent is £1,144. In the past year, rents have changed by 1.0% in Sutton (compared to -0.7% in Outer London)
The most expensive rents in Outer London are found in Richmond upon Thames, where the average cost of rent is £1,768. In the past year, rents have changed by -8.9% in Richmond upon Thames (compared to -0.7% in Outer London)
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics