Berkshire home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Berkshire county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.These charts include both Berkshire house features and Berkshire flat features.

Berkshire homes by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Berkshire homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
12.3%1.9%
213.6%13.0%
321.5%21.2%
419.4%22.2%
519.7%22.7%
6+23.4%19.0%

Berkshire homes by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Berkshire homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeBerkshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.8%1.5%
30-49m²14.2%12.6%
50-69m²23.2%23.8%
70-89m²24.7%28.4%
90-109m²13.9%14.4%
110-149m²13.0%11.8%
150m²+9.2%7.5%

Berkshire homes by rental type

Berkshire homes by rental type
Rental typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
social rental10.5%14.0%
private rental20.1%17.6%
non-rental69.4%68.5%

Berkshire homes by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Berkshire homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesBerkshireEngland & Wales
086.9%90.3%
111.1%7.9%
21.7%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

Berkshire homes by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Berkshire homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect16.5%12.2%
gas79.9%82.6%
LPG0.4%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.8%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Berkshire homes by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Berkshire homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingBerkshireEngland & Wales
sigle4.3%5.8%
double/secondary83.2%84.5%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance12.1%9.5%

Berkshire homes by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Berkshire homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasBerkshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance69.3%73.3%
no gas meter30.7%26.7%

Berkshire homes by number of heated rooms

Berkshire homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
13.0%2.8%
213.9%13.5%
321.6%21.4%
419.4%22.1%
519.2%22.0%
6+22.8%18.3%

Berkshire homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Berkshire homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingBerkshireEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

Berkshire house features

Berkshire flat features

Berkshire home energy certificates

Berkshire salary and unemployment

Berkshire crime statistics

Berkshire population statistics

Berkshire property prices

Berkshire energy costs

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