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North West home features

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

North West 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.

North West homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
11.0%1.7%
210.9%12.6%
317.9%21.1%
425.8%22.4%
526.0%22.9%
6+18.3%19.2%

North West homes by floor area size

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

North West homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeNorth WestEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.8%1.4%
30-49m²10.5%12.5%
50-69m²23.3%23.7%
70-89m²31.8%28.4%
90-109m²15.8%14.7%
110-149m²11.2%11.8%
150m²+6.6%7.5%

North West homes by rental type

North West homes by rental type
Rental typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
social rental15.4%14.2%
private rental13.3%16.6%
non-rental71.4%69.2%

North West 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.

North West homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesNorth WestEngland & Wales
090.7%88.8%
17.6%9.1%
21.5%1.7%
3+0.3%0.4%

North West 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.

North West homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect10.1%11.8%
gas86.8%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.5%0.3%
oil1.5%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

North West homes by windows glazing

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

North West homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingNorth WestEngland & Wales
sigle4.0%6.6%
double/secondary90.8%86.7%
triple/multiple0.1%0.2%
high perfomance5.1%6.4%

North West 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.

North West homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasNorth WestEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance82.5%76.2%
no gas meter17.5%23.8%

North West homes by number of heated rooms

North West homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
12.0%2.7%
211.6%13.3%
318.4%21.4%
425.6%22.3%
525.0%22.1%
6+17.4%18.3%

North West homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

North West homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingNorth WestEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

North West house features

North West flat features

North West crime statistics

North West population statistics

North West home energy certificates

North West real estate market

North West energy costs

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