Gwent house features

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

Gwent 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.

Gwent houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsGwentEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
22.4%2.9%
311.7%12.6%
429.2%27.0%
534.4%31.0%
6+22.3%26.4%

Gwent houses by floor area size

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

Gwent houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeGwentEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²2.6%3.6%
50-69m²13.5%16.8%
70-89m²40.4%33.8%
90-109m²20.7%19.0%
110-149m²15.0%16.1%
150m²+7.8%10.5%

Gwent houses by rental type

Gwent houses by rental type
Rental typeGwentEngland & Wales
social rental13.2%9.9%
private rental8.0%12.4%
non-rental78.8%77.7%

Gwent 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.

Gwent houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesGwentEngland & Wales
093.3%87.3%
15.7%10.3%
20.9%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

Gwent 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.

Gwent houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeGwentEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.5%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect1.9%4.8%
gas92.6%88.3%
LPG1.0%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil3.4%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

Gwent houses by windows glazing

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

Gwent houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingGwentEngland & Wales
sigle3.2%3.7%
double/secondary88.0%87.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.7%8.4%

Gwent 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.

Gwent houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasGwentEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance83.1%80.0%
no gas meter16.9%20.0%

Gwent houses by number of heated rooms

Gwent houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsGwentEngland & Wales
10.5%0.9%
22.9%3.7%
312.4%13.1%
429.3%26.9%
533.5%29.9%
6+21.4%25.4%

Gwent houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Gwent houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingGwentEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

Gwent home features

Gwent flat features

Gwent home energy certificates

Gwent salary and unemployment

Gwent crime statistics

Gwent population statistics

Gwent property prices

Gwent energy costs

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