East Midlands house features

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

East Midlands 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.

East Midlands houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
22.8%2.9%
312.3%12.6%
428.0%27.0%
532.4%31.0%
6+24.3%26.4%

East Midlands houses by floor area size

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

East Midlands houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²3.7%3.6%
50-69m²18.6%16.8%
70-89m²34.9%33.8%
90-109m²18.3%19.0%
110-149m²15.1%16.1%
150m²+9.2%10.5%

East Midlands houses by rental type

East Midlands houses by rental type
Rental typeEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
social rental10.9%9.9%
private rental12.8%12.4%
non-rental76.3%77.7%

East Midlands 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.

East Midlands houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
088.9%87.3%
19.2%10.3%
21.6%1.9%
3+0.3%0.4%

East Midlands 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.

East Midlands houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.5%0.3%
dual0.3%0.3%
elect4.3%4.8%
gas89.2%88.3%
LPG0.7%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil4.6%4.9%
waste0.1%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

East Midlands houses by windows glazing

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

East Midlands houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
sigle2.8%3.7%
double/secondary87.5%87.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance9.5%8.4%

East Midlands 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.

East Midlands houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance79.0%80.0%
no gas meter21.0%20.0%

East Midlands houses by number of heated rooms

East Midlands houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
10.7%0.9%
23.5%3.7%
312.8%13.1%
428.0%26.9%
531.4%29.9%
6+23.6%25.4%

East Midlands houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

East Midlands houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingEast MidlandsEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

East Midlands home features

East Midlands flat features

East Midlands home energy certificates

East Midlands crime statistics

East Midlands population statistics

East Midlands property prices

East Midlands energy costs

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