Durham county house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Durham county county 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.

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
23.9%2.9%
317.3%12.6%
431.2%27.0%
529.0%31.0%
6+18.5%26.4%

Durham county houses 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 houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurham countyEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.1%3.6%
50-69m²19.5%16.8%
70-89m²38.2%33.8%
90-109m²19.3%19.0%
110-149m²12.1%16.1%
150m²+6.7%10.5%

Durham county houses by rental type

Durham county houses by rental type
Rental typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
social rental19.3%9.9%
private rental8.6%12.4%
non-rental72.1%77.7%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurham countyEngland & Wales
092.7%87.3%
16.0%10.3%
21.1%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.6%0.3%
dual0.3%0.3%
elect2.0%4.8%
gas94.2%88.3%
LPG0.4%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil2.2%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Durham county houses by windows glazing

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

Durham county houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurham countyEngland & Wales
sigle3.0%3.7%
double/secondary89.6%87.7%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance7.2%8.4%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurham countyEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance84.7%80.0%
no gas meter15.3%20.0%

Durham county houses by number of heated rooms

Durham county houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
10.5%0.9%
24.4%3.7%
317.7%13.1%
431.2%26.9%
528.4%29.9%
6+17.8%25.4%

Durham county houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Durham county houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDurham countyEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.3%
no solar99.9%99.7%

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Durham county home features

Durham county flat features

Durham county home energy certificates

Durham county salary and unemployment

Durham county crime statistics

Durham county population statistics

Durham county property prices

Durham county energy costs

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