House prices in rural counties are 10 times higher than average annual earnings, according to analysis by the County Councils Network (CCN).

Based on the UK Housing Price Index for December 2018, the analysis suggests that in some shire counties house prices are 14.5 times higher than the average annual wage. This compares with a national average of 8.2.

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From Planning News in association with ThePlanner, the official magazine of the Royal Town Planning Institute