Kent flat features

The following charts compare flat features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Kent county to the flat 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.

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
16.1%6.2%
241.7%37.4%
340.8%42.2%
48.5%10.6%
52.1%2.7%
6+0.8%1.0%

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 30m²3.7%4.5%
30-49m²35.1%32.8%
50-69m²40.3%39.5%
70-89m²15.0%16.1%
90-109m²3.4%4.1%
110-149m²1.9%2.2%
150m²+0.6%0.7%

Kent flats by rental type

Kent flats by rental type
Rental typeKentEngland & Wales
social rental21.3%23.1%
private rental27.6%29.1%
non-rental51.1%47.8%

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
097.2%97.1%
12.3%2.5%
20.4%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%
elect30.0%29.7%
gas69.0%69.2%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.6%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
sigle9.8%10.5%
double/secondary75.3%77.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance14.5%12.1%

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 appliance54.6%58.2%
no gas meter45.4%41.8%

Kent flats by number of heated rooms

Kent flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
17.4%7.2%
241.7%37.4%
340.0%41.6%
48.3%10.3%
51.9%2.6%
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%

Associated reports:

Kent home features

Kent house features

Kent home energy certificates

Kent salary and unemployment

Kent crime statistics

Kent population statistics

Kent property prices

Kent energy costs

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