North West home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in North West region 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 North West house features and North West flat features.

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
11.1%1.9%
211.5%13.0%
318.1%21.2%
425.5%22.2%
525.7%22.7%
6+18.1%19.0%

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
under 30m²1.1%1.5%
30-49m²10.9%12.6%
50-69m²23.4%23.8%
70-89m²31.5%28.4%
90-109m²15.5%14.4%
110-149m²11.2%11.8%
150m²+6.5%7.5%

North West homes by rental type

North West homes by rental type
Rental typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
social rental15.3%14.0%
private rental14.3%17.6%
non-rental70.4%68.5%

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
091.9%90.3%
16.6%7.9%
21.3%1.4%
3+0.2%0.3%

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%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect10.9%12.2%
gas86.3%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil1.4%3.5%
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
sigle3.3%5.8%
double/secondary88.4%84.5%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.1%9.5%

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 appliance79.3%73.3%
no gas meter20.7%26.7%

North West homes by number of heated rooms

North West homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
11.9%2.8%
212.1%13.5%
318.5%21.4%
425.4%22.1%
524.8%22.0%
6+17.3%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
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Associated reports:

North West house features

North West flat features

North West home energy certificates

North West crime statistics

North West population statistics

North West property prices

North West energy costs

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