Kent house features

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

Kent 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.

Kent houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
22.8%2.9%
313.7%12.6%
428.5%27.0%
528.7%31.0%
6+26.2%26.4%

Kent houses by floor area size

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

Kent houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeKentEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²3.6%3.6%
50-69m²16.9%16.8%
70-89m²33.9%33.8%
90-109m²18.6%19.0%
110-149m²16.0%16.1%
150m²+10.8%10.5%

Kent houses by rental type

Kent houses by rental type
Rental typeKentEngland & Wales
social rental8.2%9.9%
private rental12.4%12.4%
non-rental79.4%77.7%

Kent 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.

Kent houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesKentEngland & Wales
085.1%87.3%
112.1%10.3%
22.2%1.9%
3+0.6%0.4%

Kent 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.

Kent houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeKentEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect4.1%4.8%
gas90.3%88.3%
LPG0.9%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil4.0%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

Kent houses by windows glazing

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

Kent houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingKentEngland & Wales
sigle3.9%3.7%
double/secondary86.9%87.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance8.8%8.4%

Kent 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.

Kent houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasKentEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance81.4%80.0%
no gas meter18.6%20.0%

Kent houses by number of heated rooms

Kent houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsKentEngland & Wales
10.8%0.9%
23.5%3.7%
314.3%13.1%
428.5%26.9%
527.8%29.9%
6+25.1%25.4%

Kent houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Kent houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingKentEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

Associated reports:

Kent home features

Kent flat 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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