Here's how much you need to earn to rent a one-bedroom flat in these UK cities

With rent in all parts of the UK rising by 1.2 per cent in the last year here is how much you should earn to afford to rent a one bed flat.

By Conor Matchett
Thursday, 18 April, 2019, 15:54
Average rent prices across all of the UK have risen by around seven per cent since 2015 (Photo: Shutterstock)

The data for this story was taken from Home.co.uk, which uses search-engine data to bring together house prices. The rent prices are average, so include the most expensive and cheapest in each city. The annual income requirement was calculated on the assumption that you should not spend more than 30 per cent of your gross annual income on rent. The data is also based on the assumption that the flat is rented by one person on their own, and does not include energy, water, or council tax bills.

Average rent for a one bed flat: 1,828pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 992pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 964pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 850pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 804pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 710pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 705pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 690pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 672pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 659pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 625pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 616pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 613pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 587pcm

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Average rent for a one bed flat: 574pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 570pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 568pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 564pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 519pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 511pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 491pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 472pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 462pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 441pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 418pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 417pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 414pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 412pcm
Average rent for a one bed flat: 407pcm