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Private sector rent statistics: 2010 - 2021

This publication presents statistics on average private sector rent levels in Scotland by Broad Rental Market Area and size of property, for the years 2010 to 2021.

Private sector rent statistics: 2010 - 2021
Broad Rental Market Area Profile – East Dunbartonshire

Broad Rental Market Area Profile – East Dunbartonshire

Note in the following text and charts that average rents that have changed within +/- 0.5% could be considered as being fairly similar to previous periods.

Broad Rental Market Area Profile for East Dunbartonshire which includes a summary of information on rents for all property sizes

Average (mean) 2 bedroom rents in East Dunbartonshire have been broadly similar to the Scotland average in each year since 2010, with the average rent in 2021 being £721 per month, compared to the Scotland average of £693.

Between 2020 and 2021 average rents have increased for increased for 2 bedroom (2.3%), 3 bedroom (4.2%), 4 bedroom (9.7%) and 1 bedroom shared properties (22.4%), but have fallen for 1 bedroom properties (-0.6%), which compares to CPI inflation of 1.5% across this time period. Although some caution is needed when interpreting the changes over time for all property size categories except 2 bedroom properties, given the smaller sample numbers for most categories.

Between 2010 and 2021, average rents have increased for all property size categories, with increases ranging from 18.9% for 1 bedroom properties to 45.5% for 4 bedroom properties, which compares to CPI inflation of 24.3% across this time period.

For 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom properties, rents between 2010 and 2021 have increased more at the top end (upper quartile) that at the bottom end (lower quartile) of the market, causing a slight widening of the gap between the top and bottom end of the market.

Broad Rental Market Area Profile for East Dunbartonshire which includes a summary of information on rents for all property sizes
Broad Rental Market Area Profile for East Dunbartonshire which includes a summary of information on rents for all property sizes

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