29% of Students Live in the Private Rental Sector

  • 435,430 first time students have a confirmed place at university in the UK in 2021, this is 5% higher than results day in 2020.
  • During university, 29% of students live in the private rental sector. Dataloft estimate that 570,000 students will be living in the private rental sector during the next academic year.
  • In the UK, excluding London, students in the private rental sector spend an average of £508 on their share of rent a month and a total household rent of £1,313.
  • In London students in the private rental sector spend an average £1,007 on their share of rent, and a total household rent of £2,026. Source: Dataloft Rental Market Analytics, HESA

Source: DataLoft Inform