Leicestershire home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Leicestershire county to the home 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.These charts include both Leicestershire house features and Leicestershire flat features.

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
11.6%1.9%
210.9%13.0%
315.5%21.2%
424.2%22.2%
526.8%22.7%
6+21.1%19.0%

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
under 30m²1.9%1.5%
30-49m²10.9%12.6%
50-69m²20.4%23.8%
70-89m²30.6%28.4%
90-109m²15.2%14.4%
110-149m²13.4%11.8%
150m²+7.6%7.5%

Leicestershire homes by rental type

Leicestershire homes by rental type
Rental typeLeicestershireEngland & Wales
social rental13.1%14.0%
private rental15.4%17.6%
non-rental71.6%68.5%

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
089.5%90.3%
18.6%7.9%
21.6%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

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%
coal0.3%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect10.4%12.2%
gas86.3%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.0%3.5%
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
sigle3.3%5.8%
double/secondary84.8%84.5%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance11.8%9.5%

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 appliance73.9%73.3%
no gas meter26.1%26.7%

Leicestershire homes by number of heated rooms

Leicestershire homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsLeicestershireEngland & Wales
12.2%2.8%
211.3%13.5%
315.7%21.4%
424.2%22.1%
526.1%22.0%
6+20.5%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 home energy certificates

Leicestershire salary and unemployment

Leicestershire crime statistics

Leicestershire population statistics

Leicestershire property prices

Leicestershire energy costs

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