The 10 most expensive places to live in England and Wales
Government figures have been published which reveal the top ten least affordable places to live in England and Wales.
The figures, published by the office of national statistics, base the rankings on how much the average house in the area is worth. The affordability is calculated by working out how many times greater the house value is than the average annual income for the area. Here is a list of the top 10 least affordable places to live.
1. Kensington and Chelsea, London
Topping the list is Kensington and Chelsea, which is far out in front of the rest. Houses here cost 44.5 times the average annual wage.