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Leicestershire home features

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

Leicestershire 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.

Leicestershire homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsLeicestershireEngland & Wales
11.5%1.7%
210.4%12.6%
315.4%21.1%
424.5%22.4%
527.0%22.9%
6+21.3%19.2%

Leicestershire homes by floor area size

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

Leicestershire homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeLeicestershireEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.6%1.4%
30-49m²10.6%12.5%
50-69m²20.5%23.7%
70-89m²30.7%28.4%
90-109m²15.7%14.7%
110-149m²13.3%11.8%
150m²+7.5%7.5%

Leicestershire homes by rental type

Leicestershire homes by rental type
Rental typeLeicestershireEngland & Wales
social rental13.2%14.2%
private rental14.6%16.6%
non-rental72.2%69.2%

Leicestershire 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.

Leicestershire homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesLeicestershireEngland & Wales
087.7%88.8%
19.9%9.1%
22.0%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Leicestershire 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.

Leicestershire homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeLeicestershireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.7%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect9.7%11.8%
gas86.6%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.1%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Leicestershire homes by windows glazing

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

Leicestershire homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingLeicestershireEngland & Wales
sigle3.9%6.6%
double/secondary88.0%86.7%
triple/multiple0.1%0.2%
high perfomance8.0%6.4%

Leicestershire 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.

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

Leicestershire homes by number of heated rooms

Leicestershire homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsLeicestershireEngland & Wales
12.1%2.7%
210.9%13.3%
315.6%21.4%
424.5%22.3%
526.2%22.1%
6+20.6%18.3%

Leicestershire homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Leicestershire homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingLeicestershireEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Associated reports:

Leicestershire house features

Leicestershire flat features

Leicestershire crime statistics

Leicestershire population statistics

Leicestershire home energy certificates

Leicestershire real estate market

Leicestershire salary and unemployment

Leicestershire energy costs

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