Portsmouth house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Portsmouth postcode area to the house 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.

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsPortsmouthEngland & Wales
10.1%0.1%
22.1%2.9%
313.1%12.6%
427.1%27.0%
531.9%31.0%
6+25.7%26.4%

Portsmouth houses by floor area size

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

Portsmouth houses by floor area size
Floor area sizePortsmouthEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²3.1%3.6%
50-69m²15.5%16.8%
70-89m²33.1%33.8%
90-109m²21.4%19.0%
110-149m²17.2%16.1%
150m²+9.5%10.5%

Portsmouth houses by rental type

Portsmouth houses by rental type
Rental typePortsmouthEngland & Wales
social rental6.0%9.9%
private rental12.7%12.4%
non-rental81.3%77.7%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesPortsmouthEngland & Wales
086.7%87.3%
111.1%10.3%
21.9%1.9%
3+0.4%0.4%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typePortsmouthEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect5.6%4.8%
gas91.2%88.3%
LPG0.8%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil1.8%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Portsmouth houses by windows glazing

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

Portsmouth houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingPortsmouthEngland & Wales
sigle2.5%3.7%
double/secondary89.0%87.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.2%8.4%

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasPortsmouthEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance83.8%80.0%
no gas meter16.2%20.0%

Portsmouth houses by number of heated rooms

Portsmouth houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsPortsmouthEngland & Wales
11.2%0.9%
23.2%3.7%
313.8%13.1%
427.1%26.9%
530.4%29.9%
6+24.4%25.4%

Portsmouth houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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