Shropshire house features

March 2020

The average house size in Shropshire county is 100.8m². This is by 0.3m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average house.

Shropshire 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.

Shropshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsShropshireEngland & Wales
23.9%2.9%
313.0%12.6%
422.5%27.2%
531.6%31.2%
6+29.0%26.1%

Shropshire houses by floor area size

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

Shropshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeShropshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²4.6%3.5%
50-69m²18.4%16.7%
70-89m²31.1%33.9%
90-109m²18.1%19.0%
110-149m²16.1%16.2%
150m²+11.5%10.5%

Shropshire houses by rental type

Shropshire houses by rental type
Rental typeShropshireEngland & Wales
social rental11.1%9.9%
private rental12.5%12.6%
non-rental76.4%77.5%

Shropshire 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.

Shropshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesShropshireEngland & Wales
088.3%87.6%
19.3%10.1%
21.9%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Shropshire 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.

Shropshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeShropshireEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.4%0.3%
dual0.6%0.3%
elect6.1%4.8%
gas78.8%88.4%
LPG1.9%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil11.5%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.2%

Shropshire houses by windows glazing

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

Shropshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingShropshireEngland & Wales
sigle4.8%3.5%
double/secondary80.8%87.4%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance14.2%8.9%

Shropshire 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.

Shropshire houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasShropshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance64.7%79.6%
no gas meter35.3%20.4%

Shropshire houses by number of heated rooms

Shropshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsShropshireEngland & Wales
10.8%0.8%
24.7%3.7%
313.4%13.2%
422.6%27.1%
530.6%30.1%
6+27.8%25.1%

Shropshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Shropshire houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingShropshireEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

Other reports for Shropshire county

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crime statistics

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