Interactive: Where can you afford to rent in Bristol?

Future of Cities

Over the last 12 months we’ve been keeping track of properties on Bristol’s rental market. Can you find somewhere to live within your means? Try out different incomes and living situations to see how hard it is to rent in Bristol.

What’s your annual income?

  • £0
  • £19,000
  • £33,000
  • £50,000

How many beds should the property have?


How much of your income can you put towards rent?

  • 0%
  • 30%
  • 100%

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An area with one or more property to rent

You can afford…

  • <25%
  • 25% to 75%
  • >75%

…of properties in this area

No properties or not enough data

Property locations are approximate

Methodology: We analysed rental listings on Rightmove from December 2021 to December 2022. Minimum wage is based on a full time employment of 37.5 hours at £9.50/hour. Minimum wage and Bristol average have been rounded to nearest £1,000.

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The Future of Cities project is funded by the European Journalism Centre’s Solutions Journalism Accelerator, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.