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Reading flat features

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

Reading flats 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.

Reading flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsReadingEngland & Wales
17.6%5.8%
237.9%37.4%
346.9%42.6%
46.1%10.5%
51.0%2.7%
6+0.4%1.0%

Reading flats by floor area size

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

Reading flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeReadingEngland & Wales
29m² or less4.7%4.2%
30-49m²35.0%33.5%
50-69m²43.8%39.8%
70-89m²13.1%15.7%
90-109m²2.2%4.0%
110-149m²1.0%2.1%
150m²+0.3%0.7%

Reading flats by rental type

Reading flats by rental type
Rental typeReadingEngland & Wales
social rental19.6%24.6%
private rental28.8%27.7%
non-rental51.6%47.6%

Reading flats by number of fireplaces

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

Reading flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesReadingEngland & Wales
097.8%96.4%
12.0%3.1%
20.2%0.4%
3+0.0%0.1%

Reading flats 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.

Reading flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeReadingEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect40.2%28.9%
gas58.6%69.7%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.4%0.5%
oil0.4%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Reading flats by windows glazing

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

Reading flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingReadingEngland & Wales
sigle6.7%12.0%
double/secondary78.9%79.2%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance14.1%8.5%

Reading flats 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.

Reading flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasReadingEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance46.4%61.5%
no gas meter53.6%38.5%

Reading flats by number of heated rooms

Reading flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsReadingEngland & Wales
18.7%7.0%
238.0%37.5%
346.2%41.9%
45.8%10.2%
50.9%2.5%
6+0.4%0.9%

Reading flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Reading flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingReadingEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

Associated reports:

Reading home features

Reading house features

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Reading population statistics

Reading home energy certificates

Reading real estate market

Reading salary and unemployment

Reading energy costs

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