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Birmingham home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Birmingham postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Birmingham, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Birmingham 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.

Birmingham homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsBirminghamEngland & Wales
11.3%1.7%
213.3%12.6%
317.6%21.1%
422.7%22.4%
527.1%22.9%
6+18.0%19.2%

Birmingham homes by floor area size

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

Birmingham homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeBirminghamEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.0%1.4%
30-49m²11.7%12.5%
50-69m²22.6%23.7%
70-89m²33.5%28.4%
90-109m²15.0%14.7%
110-149m²10.7%11.8%
150m²+5.6%7.5%

Birmingham homes by rental type

Birmingham homes by rental type
Rental typeBirminghamEngland & Wales
social rental16.8%14.2%
private rental13.7%16.6%
non-rental69.5%69.2%

Birmingham 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.

Birmingham homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesBirminghamEngland & Wales
092.6%88.8%
15.8%9.1%
21.3%1.7%
3+0.3%0.4%

Birmingham 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.

Birmingham homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeBirminghamEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect12.7%11.8%
gas85.4%82.6%
LPG0.4%0.7%
no heat0.5%0.3%
oil0.6%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Birmingham homes by windows glazing

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

Birmingham homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingBirminghamEngland & Wales
sigle4.1%6.6%
double/secondary91.1%86.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.2%
high perfomance4.6%6.4%

Birmingham 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.

Birmingham homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasBirminghamEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance81.5%76.2%
no gas meter18.5%23.8%

Birmingham homes by number of heated rooms

Birmingham homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsBirminghamEngland & Wales
12.6%2.7%
214.4%13.3%
317.7%21.4%
422.5%22.3%
525.6%22.1%
6+17.2%18.3%

Birmingham homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Birmingham homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingBirminghamEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.3%
no solar99.9%99.7%

Associated reports:

Birmingham house features

Birmingham flat features

Birmingham crime statistics

Birmingham population statistics

Birmingham home energy certificates

Birmingham real estate market

Birmingham salary and unemployment

Birmingham energy costs

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