Scotland's house price winners and losers

Published 18th of January, 2023


The latest data from the Land Registry reveals that the average house price in Scotland is currently £191,500.

On average house prices Scotland decreased by 1.2% or £2,240 over the last month.

Over the last year (last 12 calendar months) average house prices in Scotland increased by 5.5% or £9,910.

However, across Scotland, there is a significant spread of house prices at the Local Authority level ranging from £127,400 in Inverclyde to £334,100 in City of Edinburgh.



Scotland average house prices by local authority

We show in the chart below the average house price for every local authority across Scotland.

The three most expensive areas for house prices in Scotland are:

City of Edinburgh where average house prices are £334,100

East Lothian, where average house prices are £320,000, and

East Renfrewshire where average house prices are £294,400

The three least expensive areas for house prices in Scotland are:

Inverclyde where average house prices are £127,400

North Ayrshire with average house prices of £130,100, and

East Ayrshire where average house prices are £133,700

Chart graph showing average house prices across Scotland twindig Anthony Codling

Scotland house price winners and losers last month

Over the last month house prices in Scotland increased the most in percentage terms in:

Clackmannanshire where average house price increased by 4.8%,

East Lothian where average house prices rose by 2.0%,

Falkirk where average house prices were up by 1.5%

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House prices in Scotland fell the most in percentage terms last month in:

Na h-Eileanan Siar where average house prices dropped by 3.6%,

Dundee City where average house prices fell by 3.1%,

Aberdeen City where average house prices were down 2.5%

We show the percentage changes in house prices for each local authority across Scotland in the chart below

Chart graph house prices percentage increases last month in Scotland twindig Anthony Codling

Chart graph house prices percentage decreases last month in Scotland twindig Anthony Codling

The biggest absolute (monetary) increases in house prices in Scotland last month were in:

Clackmannanshire where house prices climbed by £7,840,

East Lothian where house prices increased by £6,420,

Stirling where house prices rose by £2,500

At the other end of the Scotland house price league, house prices fell most in:

Na h-Eileanan Siar which saw house price fall, on average, by £6,170,

Dundee City where average house prices fell by £4,830,

Perth and Kinross where house prices were down £4,770

We show the monetary change in average house prices across each Local Authority across Scotland in the chart below:

Chart graph showing biggest absolute house price increases in Scotland last month twindig Anthony Codling

Chart graph showing biggest absolute house price decreases in Scotland last month twindig Anthony Codling

Scotland house price winners and losers last year

Scotland witnessed strong house price growth over the last twelve months, on average across Scotland house prices have increased by 5.5%

The biggest house price winners in percentage terms in Scotland are:

Na h-Eileanan Siar with average house prices up 26.9%,

Midlothian, which has seen house prices increase by 13.2% over the last twelve months, and

Argyll and Bute where house prices have risen, on average, by 12.0%

At the bottom end of the annual house price table are:

Aberdeen City where house prices have fallen by 4.7%,

Dundee City, with average house price inflation of 4.5%, and

Highland with house price inflation at 4.7%

We show the percentage change in house prices over the last twelve months across every Local Authority in the Scotland in the chart below

Chart graph biggest percentage increases in house prices in Scotland last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

Chart graph biggest percentage decreases in house prices in Scotland last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

Finally turning to the monetary or cash changes to house prices in Scotland over the last year, the biggest house price winners in absolute terms were:

Na h-Eileanan Siar which has seen house prices increase by £34,870,

East Lothian with house prices gains of £29,380,

Midlothian where house prices have risen, on average, by £28,660

House prices increased in monetary terms across every local authority across Scotland last year, but those areas that saw the smallest increase in average house prices were:

Aberdeen City where average house prices were down £6,880,

Inverclyde, which saw average house prices rise by £5,980, and

Dundee City where house prices increased by £6,530

Chart graph biggest absolute house price increases in Scotland last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

Chart graph biggest absolute house price decreases in Scotland last 12 months twindig Anthony Codling

Anthony Codling
CEO, Twindig

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