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Durham county home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Durham county county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Durham county, 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.

Durham county 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.

Durham county homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
10.5%1.7%
29.1%12.6%
320.5%21.1%
428.4%22.4%
525.3%22.9%
6+16.2%19.2%

Durham county homes by floor area size

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

Durham county homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurham countyEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.5%1.4%
30-49m²8.7%12.5%
50-69m²22.6%23.7%
70-89m²34.9%28.4%
90-109m²17.2%14.7%
110-149m²10.4%11.8%
150m²+5.7%7.5%

Durham county homes by rental type

Durham county homes by rental type
Rental typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
social rental22.9%14.2%
private rental9.6%16.6%
non-rental67.6%69.2%

Durham county 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.

Durham county homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurham countyEngland & Wales
092.6%88.8%
16.1%9.1%
21.1%1.7%
3+0.2%0.4%

Durham county 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.

Durham county homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.8%0.5%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect4.6%11.8%
gas91.7%82.6%
LPG0.4%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil1.9%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Durham county homes by windows glazing

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

Durham county homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurham countyEngland & Wales
sigle4.2%6.6%
double/secondary91.3%86.7%
triple/multiple0.1%0.2%
high perfomance4.3%6.4%

Durham county 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.

Durham county homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurham countyEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance85.1%76.2%
no gas meter14.9%23.8%

Durham county homes by number of heated rooms

Durham county homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
11.0%2.7%
29.5%13.3%
320.9%21.4%
428.4%22.3%
524.7%22.1%
6+15.4%18.3%

Durham county homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Durham county homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDurham countyEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Associated reports:

Durham county house features

Durham county flat features

Durham county crime statistics

Durham county population statistics

Durham county home energy certificates

Durham county real estate market

Durham county salary and unemployment

Durham county energy costs

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