Greater Manchester flat features

March 2020

The average flat size in Greater Manchester county is 56.6m². This is by 2.3m² less than the average flat size in England and Wales. On average, a flat has 2.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average flat.

Greater Manchester flats 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.

Greater Manchester flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
14.3%6.3%
242.5%37.4%
345.1%42.2%
46.2%10.6%
51.4%2.7%
6+0.5%0.9%

Greater Manchester flats by floor area size

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

Greater Manchester flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.0%4.7%
30-49m²36.4%32.7%
50-69m²43.7%39.5%
70-89m²12.8%16.1%
90-109m²2.5%4.1%
110-149m²1.1%2.2%
150m²+0.4%0.8%

Greater Manchester flats by rental type

Greater Manchester flats by rental type
Rental typeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
social rental28.2%22.7%
private rental26.4%29.5%
non-rental45.3%47.8%

Greater Manchester flats by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Greater Manchester flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
099.5%97.2%
10.5%2.4%
20.0%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

Greater Manchester flats 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.

Greater Manchester flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.3%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect44.2%29.9%
gas55.0%69.0%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.3%0.5%
oil0.0%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Greater Manchester flats by windows glazing

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

Greater Manchester flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
sigle3.9%10.2%
double/secondary83.2%76.8%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance12.8%12.7%

Greater Manchester flats 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.

Greater Manchester flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance48.8%57.6%
no gas meter51.2%42.4%

Greater Manchester flats by number of heated rooms

Greater Manchester flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
15.0%7.3%
242.5%37.4%
344.7%41.6%
46.0%10.3%
51.3%2.6%
6+0.4%0.9%

Greater Manchester flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Greater Manchester flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

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