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Leicester home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Leicester postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Leicester, 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.

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsLeicesterEngland & Wales
11.5%1.7%
210.3%12.6%
315.4%21.1%
424.3%22.4%
526.9%22.9%
6+21.6%19.2%

Leicester homes by floor area size

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

Leicester homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeLeicesterEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.6%1.4%
30-49m²10.5%12.5%
50-69m²20.4%23.7%
70-89m²30.4%28.4%
90-109m²15.7%14.7%
110-149m²13.5%11.8%
150m²+7.9%7.5%

Leicester homes by rental type

Leicester homes by rental type
Rental typeLeicesterEngland & Wales
social rental12.7%14.2%
private rental14.6%16.6%
non-rental72.6%69.2%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesLeicesterEngland & Wales
087.4%88.8%
110.1%9.1%
22.1%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeLeicesterEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.5%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect9.7%11.8%
gas86.9%82.6%
LPG0.4%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.1%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Leicester homes by windows glazing

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

Leicester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingLeicesterEngland & Wales
sigle4.0%6.6%
double/secondary87.6%86.7%
triple/multiple0.1%0.2%
high perfomance8.3%6.4%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasLeicesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance77.4%76.2%
no gas meter22.6%23.8%

Leicester homes by number of heated rooms

Leicester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsLeicesterEngland & Wales
12.1%2.7%
210.8%13.3%
315.6%21.4%
424.3%22.3%
526.1%22.1%
6+21.0%18.3%

Leicester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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Leicester home energy certificates

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Leicester energy costs

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