Greater Manchester home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester house features and Greater Manchester flat features.

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
11.2%1.9%
212.9%13.0%
319.5%21.2%
426.8%22.2%
524.5%22.7%
6+15.1%19.0%

Greater Manchester homes 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 homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.9%1.5%
30-49m²12.3%12.6%
50-69m²26.3%23.8%
70-89m²32.9%28.4%
90-109m²14.1%14.4%
110-149m²9.1%11.8%
150m²+4.4%7.5%

Greater Manchester homes by rental type

Greater Manchester homes by rental type
Rental typeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
social rental17.0%14.0%
private rental15.1%17.6%
non-rental67.9%68.5%

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
094.3%90.3%
14.7%7.9%
20.8%1.4%
3+0.1%0.3%

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect13.2%12.2%
gas85.9%82.6%
LPG0.2%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil0.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Greater Manchester homes by windows glazing

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

Greater Manchester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
sigle2.9%5.8%
double/secondary89.4%84.5%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance7.5%9.5%

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance79.5%73.3%
no gas meter20.5%26.7%

Greater Manchester homes by number of heated rooms

Greater Manchester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
11.7%2.8%
213.4%13.5%
319.8%21.4%
426.7%22.1%
523.8%22.0%
6+14.6%18.3%

Greater Manchester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Greater Manchester homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingGreater ManchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.3%
no solar99.9%99.7%

Associated reports:

Greater Manchester house features

Greater Manchester flat features

Greater Manchester home energy certificates

Greater Manchester salary and unemployment

Greater Manchester crime statistics

Greater Manchester population statistics

Greater Manchester property prices

Greater Manchester energy costs

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