Property price, private rent and household survey and census statistics, used by government and other organisations for the creation and fulfilment of housing policy in the UK.
What's in the bulletin?
UK average house prices increased by 2.5% over the year to August 2020, up from 2.1% in July 2020.
Average house prices increased over the year in England to £256,000 (2.8%), Wales to £173,000 (2.7%), Scotland to £155,000 (0.6%) and Northern Ireland to £141,000 (3.0%).
The East Midlands was the English region to see the highest annual growth in average house prices (3.6%), while the North East saw the lowest (0.2%).
What's in the bulletin?
The median price paid for residential properties in England ranged from £22,500 (within Sunderland) to £5,300,000 (within Westminster) in the year ending December 2019.
The median price paid for residential properties in Wales ranged from £45,750 (within Rhondda Cynon Taf) to £630,000 (within Cardiff) in the year ending December 2019.
The number of residential property sales in England fell by 7.0% to 767,813 and in Wales fell by 6.4% to 44,340.
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