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Housing: Prices

Volume 502: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average sale price of a home in a rural area was in each year since 1997. (305094)

The average sale price of a home in a rural area in England for each year since 1997 is presented in the following table:

Rural local authorities (£)

1997

81,133

1998

88,290

1999

97,647

2000

109,879

2001

122,185

2002

143,579

2003

166,061

2004

189,029

2005

198,804

2006

211,470

2007

226,251

2008

223,859

Source:

Land Registry. Local authorities that are classed as rural under the DEFRA rural codes have been included and local authorities classed as Urban by DEFRA have been filtered out.