Birmingham flat features

March 2020

The average flat size in Birmingham postcode area is 56.5m². This is by 2.4m² less than the average flat size in England and Wales. On average, a flat has 2.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average flat.

Birmingham flats 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.

Birmingham flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsBirminghamEngland & Wales
15.0%6.3%
242.4%37.4%
341.9%42.2%
48.5%10.6%
51.7%2.7%
6+0.4%0.9%

Birmingham flats by floor area size

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

Birmingham flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeBirminghamEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.8%4.7%
30-49m²34.7%32.7%
50-69m²43.3%39.5%
70-89m²14.4%16.1%
90-109m²2.4%4.1%
110-149m²1.1%2.2%
150m²+0.3%0.8%

Birmingham flats by rental type

Birmingham flats by rental type
Rental typeBirminghamEngland & Wales
social rental30.9%22.7%
private rental23.8%29.5%
non-rental45.3%47.8%

Birmingham flats by number of fireplaces

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

Birmingham flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesBirminghamEngland & Wales
099.3%97.2%
10.6%2.4%
20.0%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

Birmingham flats 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.

Birmingham flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeBirminghamEngland & Wales
bio0.3%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect40.8%29.9%
gas58.0%69.0%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.7%0.5%
oil0.1%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Birmingham flats by windows glazing

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

Birmingham flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingBirminghamEngland & Wales
sigle5.3%10.2%
double/secondary83.9%76.8%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.7%12.7%

Birmingham flats 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.

Birmingham flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasBirminghamEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance52.4%57.6%
no gas meter47.6%42.4%

Birmingham flats by number of heated rooms

Birmingham flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsBirminghamEngland & Wales
16.8%7.3%
243.1%37.4%
340.0%41.6%
48.1%10.3%
51.6%2.6%
6+0.4%0.9%

Birmingham flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Birmingham flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingBirminghamEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

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