Somerset flat features

The following charts compare flat features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Somerset county to the flat 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.

Somerset 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.

Somerset flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
15.1%6.2%
238.2%37.4%
341.5%42.2%
411.0%10.6%
53.0%2.7%
6+1.2%1.0%

Somerset flats by floor area size

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

Somerset flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeSomersetEngland & Wales
under 30m²4.0%4.5%
30-49m²33.0%32.8%
50-69m²41.0%39.5%
70-89m²13.9%16.1%
90-109m²4.4%4.1%
110-149m²2.7%2.2%
150m²+1.0%0.7%

Somerset flats by rental type

Somerset flats by rental type
Rental typeSomersetEngland & Wales
social rental19.1%23.1%
private rental28.6%29.1%
non-rental52.3%47.8%

Somerset 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.

Somerset flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSomersetEngland & Wales
095.2%97.1%
14.0%2.5%
20.7%0.3%
3+0.1%0.1%

Somerset 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.

Somerset flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSomersetEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.1%0.0%
elect36.0%29.7%
gas62.6%69.2%
LPG0.3%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.5%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Somerset flats by windows glazing

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

Somerset flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingSomersetEngland & Wales
sigle14.3%10.5%
double/secondary72.6%77.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance12.8%12.1%

Somerset 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.

Somerset flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasSomersetEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance51.0%58.2%
no gas meter49.0%41.8%

Somerset flats by number of heated rooms

Somerset flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
16.5%7.2%
238.4%37.4%
340.6%41.6%
410.6%10.3%
52.7%2.6%
6+1.1%0.9%

Somerset flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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