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Durham house features

The following charts compare house features in Durham postcode area to the house features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Durham, 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 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 houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
10.1%0.2%
25.1%3.0%
319.8%12.8%
431.3%27.0%
527.4%30.8%
6+16.4%26.2%

Durham 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 houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurhamEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.2%0.2%
30-49m²5.0%3.8%
50-69m²20.2%17.1%
70-89m²38.1%33.7%
90-109m²19.2%19.1%
110-149m²12.1%15.8%
150m²+5.3%10.3%

Durham houses by rental type

Durham houses by rental type
Rental typeDurhamEngland & Wales
social rental21.4%9.9%
private rental8.1%12.0%
non-rental70.4%78.1%

Durham 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 houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurhamEngland & Wales
092.1%85.7%
16.8%11.5%
20.9%2.3%
3+0.2%0.5%

Durham 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 houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurhamEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal1.0%0.6%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect1.5%4.9%
gas95.4%87.8%
LPG0.4%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil1.2%5.0%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Durham houses by windows glazing

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

Durham houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurhamEngland & Wales
sigle3.8%4.4%
double/secondary90.2%89.8%
triple/multiple0.1%0.2%
high perfomance5.8%5.6%

Durham 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 houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurhamEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance86.8%82.2%
no gas meter13.2%17.8%

Durham houses by number of heated rooms

Durham houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
10.4%1.0%
25.5%3.9%
320.2%13.4%
431.3%27.0%
526.8%29.7%
6+15.9%25.1%

Durham houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Durham houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDurhamEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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Durham population statistics

Durham home energy certificates

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Durham energy costs

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