How much does a lifetime of renting cost?

Our interactive map shows you how much renting a house in each of Britain's postcodes would cost you over a lifetime. Compare with the cost of buying a home and see which places offer the best – and worst – value for money.

Location (postcode or city)

How much does a lifetime of renting cost?' comes courtesy of Thomas Sanderson, the experts in Made-to-measure blinds and Shutters

Here's how much it would cost to rent a house in for a lifetime

How it works

Each pin shows how much you would spend on rent in that postcode over a lifetime. Barclays defines a lifetime as 50 years, which is how we've worked out these figures.

Click on a pin to find out more about that postcode.

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