In the 2nd semester of 2018 (last 12 months), the median house rental value of new lease agreements of dwellings in Portugal was 4.80 €/m2, an year-on-year increase of +9.3%. The number of new lease agreements of dwellings scored a decrease of -7.9%.
In the period under review, 33 municipalities, mainly located in the sub-regions of Área Metropolitana de Lisboa and in Algarve, scored rents of new lease agreements above the national value. The municipality of Lisboa scored the highest rent of the country (11.16 €/m2) and with values equal to or above 7.00 €/m2, the municipalities of Cascais (9.71 €/m2), Oeiras (9.38 €/m2), Porto (7.85 €/m2), Amadora (7.19 €/m2), and Almada (7.00 €/m2) also stood out.
The parishes of Lisboa, Santo António, Misericórdia and Parque das Nações, scored median rents per m2 above 13.00 €/m2. The parish of União de freguesias de Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde (8.86 €/m2) scored the highest median value in the municipality of Porto.