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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Jersey residents average spend on rent (FOI)

Jersey residents average spend on rent (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 26 June 2023.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


On average, what percentage of their pay do Jersey residents spend on rent before tax.


This information is not held by the Government of Jersey therefore Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law applies.  

There is, however, related information publicly available on which can be accessed via the links below. This includes:

The Jersey Household Spending report: 

Jersey Household spending 2014 to 2015

The Jersey Household Income Distribution reports: 

Jersey Household Income Distribution report 2014 to 2015 

and the latest release: 

Preliminary Income Distribution report 2021 to 2022

Statistics Jersey are scheduled to publish updates to both the income and expenditure reports later in the year. The release calendar can be accessed via the following link: 

Release calendar (Statistics Jersey)

Article applied 

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

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