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Merseyside home features

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

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsMerseysideEngland & Wales
11.1%1.7%
211.0%12.6%
318.8%21.1%
423.4%22.4%
528.1%22.9%
6+17.7%19.2%

Merseyside homes by floor area size

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

Merseyside homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeMerseysideEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.1%1.4%
30-49m²10.2%12.5%
50-69m²22.0%23.7%
70-89m²32.6%28.4%
90-109m²17.5%14.7%
110-149m²10.8%11.8%
150m²+5.8%7.5%

Merseyside homes by rental type

Merseyside homes by rental type
Rental typeMerseysideEngland & Wales
social rental17.3%14.2%
private rental14.2%16.6%
non-rental68.5%69.2%

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesMerseysideEngland & Wales
090.3%88.8%
17.8%9.1%
21.6%1.7%
3+0.3%0.4%

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeMerseysideEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect8.8%11.8%
gas89.5%82.6%
LPG0.2%0.7%
no heat0.9%0.3%
oil0.1%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Merseyside homes by windows glazing

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

Merseyside homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingMerseysideEngland & Wales
sigle5.2%6.6%
double/secondary89.7%86.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.2%
high perfomance4.9%6.4%

Merseyside 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.

Merseyside homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasMerseysideEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance85.3%76.2%
no gas meter14.7%23.8%

Merseyside homes by number of heated rooms

Merseyside homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsMerseysideEngland & Wales
12.5%2.7%
211.7%13.3%
319.2%21.4%
423.4%22.3%
526.7%22.1%
6+16.5%18.3%

Merseyside homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

Associated reports:

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Merseyside crime statistics

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Merseyside home energy certificates

Merseyside real estate market

Merseyside salary and unemployment

Merseyside energy costs

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