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Kent home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Kent county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Kent, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Kent 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.

Kent homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
11.6%1.7%
212.3%12.6%
320.4%21.1%
423.7%22.4%
522.2%22.9%
6+19.9%19.2%

Kent homes by floor area size

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

Kent homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeKentEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.1%1.4%
30-49m²12.3%12.5%
50-69m²23.5%23.7%
70-89m²28.6%28.4%
90-109m²14.5%14.7%
110-149m²11.9%11.8%
150m²+8.0%7.5%

Kent homes by rental type

Kent homes by rental type
Rental typeKentEngland & Wales
social rental11.4%14.2%
private rental16.2%16.6%
non-rental72.4%69.2%

Kent 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.

Kent homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesKentEngland & Wales
086.7%88.8%
110.6%9.1%
22.1%1.7%
3+0.6%0.4%

Kent 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.

Kent homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeKentEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect10.9%11.8%
gas84.3%82.6%
LPG0.7%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil3.1%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Kent homes by windows glazing

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

Kent homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingKentEngland & Wales
sigle6.3%6.6%
double/secondary86.2%86.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance7.2%6.4%

Kent 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.

Kent homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasKentEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance77.0%76.2%
no gas meter23.0%23.8%

Kent homes by number of heated rooms

Kent homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
12.5%2.7%
212.9%13.3%
320.7%21.4%
423.6%22.3%
521.3%22.1%
6+18.9%18.3%

Kent homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Kent homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingKentEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

Kent house features

Kent flat features

Kent crime statistics

Kent population statistics

Kent home energy certificates

Kent real estate market

Kent salary and unemployment

Kent energy costs

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