Kent flat features

June 2021

The average flat size in Kent county is 58.1m². This is by 0.8m² 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.

Kent 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.

Kent flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
16.0%6.4%
241.5%37.2%
341.1%42.3%
48.6%10.6%
52.1%2.7%
6+0.7%0.9%

Kent map of average floor area size of flats

Kent map of average floor area size of flats

Kent flats by floor area size

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

Kent flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeKentEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.8%4.8%
30-49m²34.5%32.6%
50-69m²40.4%39.4%
70-89m²15.3%16.1%
90-109m²3.4%4.2%
110-149m²1.9%2.2%
150m²+0.6%0.8%

Kent flats by rental type

Kent flats by rental type
Rental typeKentEngland & Wales
social rental19.3%21.2%
private rental29.5%31.3%
non-rental51.1%47.5%

Kent 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.

Kent flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesKentEngland & Wales
097.5%97.4%
12.1%2.3%
20.3%0.3%
3+0.1%0.1%

Kent 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.

Kent flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeKentEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect30.6%30.5%
gas68.4%68.4%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.2%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Kent flats by windows glazing

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

Kent flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingKentEngland & Wales
sigle9.2%9.7%
double/secondary75.0%76.9%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance15.4%13.0%

Kent 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.

Kent flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasKentEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance53.9%57.1%
no gas meter46.1%42.9%

Kent flats by number of heated rooms

Kent flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
17.2%7.3%
241.4%37.3%
340.3%41.7%
48.4%10.3%
52.0%2.5%
6+0.7%0.9%

Kent flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Kent flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingKentEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

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