The average rent in Southampton is £826 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 Southampton grew by £26. Compare average rent by area.
Southampton's average rent of £826 is £72 lower than the £898 average rent in England. Southampton is the 26th most expensive unitary authority (of 59 total) based on average rent price.
The average rent growth rate in Southampton between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021 was 3.2%. If rents continue to grow at this rate, average rents will reach £939 by 2025.
The average cost of rent in Southampton varies depending on property type, prices start at £457 for a single room and rise to £1,376 for a house with four or more bedrooms.
Rental data for Southampton 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 Southampton is £760, increasing to £895 for the upper quartile rent.
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Based on the 3,870 properties surveyed, the most common type of rental property within Southampton is 2 beds, which account for 39.8% 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 1.8% of properties. In England, the least common type of property is Studio flats, which account for 2.5% of the rental market stock.
YoY change in average Rent
YoY CHANGE in AVERAGE Rent
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