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Detailed Property Data for Orkney Islands, UK

Orkney Islands, UK

The Orkney Islands are an archipelago of 70 islands off the north coast of Scotland. A popular destination in its own right, the archipelago also offers close access to historic sites like Skara Brae and Maes Howe, the latter considered one of the most important Neolithic sites in Europe. In total, approximately 20,000 people live on the islands year-round, with another 18,000 permanent residents choosing to spend their summers there. There are two key types of housing stock in Orkney. Most housing is either a traditional terraced house or an older, semi-detached two-storey house. Each of these has either been built with a stone or timber frame, and can be found all over most settlements across the islands. The reason for their popularity lies in how well they suit their landscape, providing durable and storm-proof living conditions.

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Property data for postcode district KW15. Last updated January 1st, 2023 at 12:01 PM

Average Price Per Sqft

£172

Average Asking Price

£226,842

Average Rent Per Week

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Property data for county Orkney Islands. Last updated January 1st, 2023 at 12:01 PM

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Population Projection

Population projection for Orkney Islands. Data from national population projections last updated on January, 2019 by Office for National Statistics. Next update due on January, 2022

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HPI DATA FOR Orkney Islands

Last updated in May 2022

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House Average Price

£224,683

Month On Month

6.36%

House Price Index

184.43

Year On Year

27.37%

The UK House Price Index or HPI uses sold price data from HM Land Registry, Registers of Scotland Land and Property Services of Northern Ireland. It is calculated by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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