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Plymouth house features

The following charts compare house features in Plymouth postcode area to the house features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Plymouth, 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.

Plymouth houses 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.

Plymouth houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsPlymouthEngland & Wales
10.2%0.2%
23.8%3.0%
313.5%12.8%
426.4%27.0%
529.9%30.8%
6+26.2%26.2%

Plymouth houses by floor area size

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

Plymouth houses by floor area size
Floor area sizePlymouthEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.3%0.2%
30-49m²5.3%3.8%
50-69m²16.1%17.1%
70-89m²31.7%33.7%
90-109m²18.1%19.1%
110-149m²16.6%15.8%
150m²+11.9%10.3%

Plymouth houses by rental type

Plymouth houses by rental type
Rental typePlymouthEngland & Wales
social rental6.2%9.9%
private rental12.2%12.0%
non-rental81.5%78.1%

Plymouth houses by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Plymouth houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesPlymouthEngland & Wales
083.9%85.7%
112.7%11.5%
22.7%2.3%
3+0.7%0.5%

Plymouth houses 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.

Plymouth houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typePlymouthEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.8%0.6%
dual0.8%0.3%
elect15.3%4.9%
gas67.7%87.8%
LPG2.6%0.9%
no heat0.5%0.3%
oil11.6%5.0%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.5%0.2%

Plymouth houses by windows glazing

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

Plymouth houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingPlymouthEngland & Wales
sigle4.8%4.4%
double/secondary88.3%89.8%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance6.6%5.6%

Plymouth houses 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.

Plymouth houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasPlymouthEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance62.7%82.2%
no gas meter37.3%17.8%

Plymouth houses by number of heated rooms

Plymouth houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsPlymouthEngland & Wales
12.9%1.0%
26.4%3.9%
314.4%13.4%
425.6%27.0%
527.0%29.7%
6+23.7%25.1%

Plymouth houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Plymouth houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingPlymouthEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

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