East Sussex home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in East Sussex county to the home 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.These charts include both East Sussex house features and East Sussex flat features.

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsEast SussexEngland & Wales
13.9%1.9%
217.4%13.0%
325.4%21.2%
419.3%22.2%
516.5%22.7%
6+17.5%19.0%

East Sussex homes by floor area size

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

East Sussex homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeEast SussexEngland & Wales
under 30m²2.6%1.5%
30-49m²15.9%12.6%
50-69m²23.8%23.8%
70-89m²24.5%28.4%
90-109m²13.2%14.4%
110-149m²11.8%11.8%
150m²+8.2%7.5%

East Sussex homes by rental type

East Sussex homes by rental type
Rental typeEast SussexEngland & Wales
social rental10.4%14.0%
private rental22.1%17.6%
non-rental67.5%68.5%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesEast SussexEngland & Wales
084.8%90.3%
112.5%7.9%
22.1%1.4%
3+0.5%0.3%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeEast SussexEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect16.0%12.2%
gas79.3%82.6%
LPG0.6%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil3.3%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

East Sussex homes by windows glazing

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

East Sussex homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingEast SussexEngland & Wales
sigle12.2%5.8%
double/secondary81.8%84.5%
triple/multiple0.5%0.3%
high perfomance5.4%9.5%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasEast SussexEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance74.8%73.3%
no gas meter25.2%26.7%

East Sussex homes by number of heated rooms

East Sussex homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsEast SussexEngland & Wales
14.8%2.8%
217.7%13.5%
325.3%21.4%
419.2%22.1%
516.1%22.0%
6+16.9%18.3%

East Sussex homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

East Sussex homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingEast SussexEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

Associated reports:

East Sussex house features

East Sussex flat features

East Sussex home energy certificates

East Sussex salary and unemployment

East Sussex crime statistics

East Sussex population statistics

East Sussex property prices

East Sussex energy costs

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