East of England home features

March 2020

The average home size in East of England region is 90.2m². This is by 2.6m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.4 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average home.

East of England 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 of England homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
11.4%1.9%
212.2%13.1%
320.6%21.3%
421.9%22.3%
522.6%22.8%
6+21.2%18.7%

East of England 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 of England homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.2%1.6%
30-49m²12.6%12.6%
50-69m²22.8%23.8%
70-89m²27.2%28.3%
90-109m²14.5%14.4%
110-149m²12.9%11.8%
150m²+8.8%7.5%

East of England homes by rental type

East of England homes by rental type
Rental typeEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
social rental12.7%13.9%
private rental16.4%17.8%
non-rental70.9%68.3%

East of England 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 of England homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
088.4%90.6%
19.8%7.7%
21.5%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

East of England 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 of England homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect13.9%12.3%
gas77.5%82.6%
LPG0.7%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil7.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

East of England homes by windows glazing

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

East of England homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
sigle4.3%5.6%
double/secondary83.9%84.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance11.4%10.0%

East of England 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 of England homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance66.5%72.8%
no gas meter33.5%27.2%

East of England homes by number of heated rooms

East of England homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
12.2%2.7%
212.8%13.6%
320.8%21.5%
421.9%22.2%
521.9%22.0%
6+20.5%17.9%

East of England homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

East of England homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingEast of EnglandEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Other reports for East of England region

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