The average rent in Sunderland is £545 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 Sunderland grew by £22. Compare average rent by area.
Sunderland's average rent of £545 is £353 lower than the £898 average rent in England. Sunderland is the 31st most expensive metropolitan district (of 36 total) based on average rent price.
The average rent growth rate in Sunderland between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021 was 4.2%. If rents continue to grow at this rate, average rents will reach £643 by 2025.
The average cost of rent in Sunderland varies depending on property type, prices start at £363 for a single room and rise to £916 for a house with four or more bedrooms.
Rental data for Sunderland 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 Sunderland is £450, increasing to £575 for the upper quartile rent.
Based on the 1,790 properties surveyed, the most common type of rental property within Sunderland is 2 beds, which account for 46.9% 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 Studios, which account for 3.4% 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
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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