Portsmouth home features

March 2020

The average home size in Portsmouth postcode area is 86.4m². This is by 1.2m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.2 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.0 less than the average home.

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsPortsmouthEngland & Wales
11.5%1.9%
213.3%13.1%
322.4%21.3%
422.1%22.3%
522.9%22.8%
6+17.8%18.7%

Portsmouth homes by floor area size

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

Portsmouth homes by floor area size
Floor area sizePortsmouthEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.3%1.6%
30-49m²13.1%12.6%
50-69m²22.8%23.8%
70-89m²28.1%28.3%
90-109m²15.8%14.4%
110-149m²12.3%11.8%
150m²+6.6%7.5%

Portsmouth homes by rental type

Portsmouth homes by rental type
Rental typePortsmouthEngland & Wales
social rental10.8%13.9%
private rental17.4%17.8%
non-rental71.8%68.3%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesPortsmouthEngland & Wales
090.5%90.6%
17.9%7.7%
21.3%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typePortsmouthEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect15.0%12.3%
gas82.5%82.6%
LPG0.6%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil1.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Portsmouth homes by windows glazing

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

Portsmouth homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingPortsmouthEngland & Wales
sigle3.2%5.6%
double/secondary87.5%84.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance9.0%10.0%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasPortsmouthEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance74.3%72.8%
no gas meter25.7%27.2%

Portsmouth homes by number of heated rooms

Portsmouth homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsPortsmouthEngland & Wales
12.8%2.7%
214.1%13.6%
322.6%21.5%
421.9%22.2%
521.8%22.0%
6+16.8%17.9%

Portsmouth homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Portsmouth homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingPortsmouthEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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