Cardiff house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Cardiff postcode area to the house 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.

Cardiff houses 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.

Cardiff houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsCardiffEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
21.7%2.9%
311.5%12.6%
425.9%27.0%
534.7%31.0%
6+26.1%26.4%

Cardiff houses by floor area size

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

Cardiff houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeCardiffEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²2.3%3.6%
50-69m²15.0%16.8%
70-89m²36.5%33.8%
90-109m²22.4%19.0%
110-149m²16.2%16.1%
150m²+7.5%10.5%

Cardiff houses by rental type

Cardiff houses by rental type
Rental typeCardiffEngland & Wales
social rental9.9%9.9%
private rental11.9%12.4%
non-rental78.2%77.7%

Cardiff houses by number of fireplaces

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

Cardiff houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesCardiffEngland & Wales
091.0%87.3%
17.3%10.3%
21.5%1.9%
3+0.3%0.4%

Cardiff houses 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.

Cardiff houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeCardiffEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.5%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect1.4%4.8%
gas96.1%88.3%
LPG0.6%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil1.0%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Cardiff houses by windows glazing

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

Cardiff houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingCardiffEngland & Wales
sigle2.2%3.7%
double/secondary91.0%87.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance6.5%8.4%

Cardiff houses 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.

Cardiff houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasCardiffEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance88.6%80.0%
no gas meter11.4%20.0%

Cardiff houses by number of heated rooms

Cardiff houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsCardiffEngland & Wales
10.6%0.9%
22.5%3.7%
312.2%13.1%
426.1%26.9%
533.7%29.9%
6+24.9%25.4%

Cardiff houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Cardiff houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingCardiffEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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Cardiff home energy certificates

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