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South East flat features

The following charts compare flat features in South East region to the flat features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in South East, 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.

South East 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.

South East flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
16.4%5.8%
238.5%37.4%
343.7%42.6%
48.8%10.5%
52.0%2.7%
6+0.7%1.0%

South East flats by floor area size

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

South East flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth EastEngland & Wales
29m² or less4.1%4.2%
30-49m²34.7%33.5%
50-69m²40.0%39.8%
70-89m²15.4%15.7%
90-109m²3.5%4.0%
110-149m²1.8%2.1%
150m²+0.5%0.7%

South East flats by rental type

South East flats by rental type
Rental typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
social rental20.3%24.6%
private rental27.0%27.7%
non-rental52.6%47.6%

South East 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.

South East flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth EastEngland & Wales
096.3%96.4%
13.2%3.1%
20.4%0.4%
3+0.1%0.1%

South East 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.

South East flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect33.4%28.9%
gas65.4%69.7%
LPG0.2%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.3%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

South East flats by windows glazing

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

South East flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth EastEngland & Wales
sigle10.1%12.0%
double/secondary79.6%79.2%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.1%8.5%

South East 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.

South East flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth EastEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance56.9%61.5%
no gas meter43.1%38.5%

South East flats by number of heated rooms

South East flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
17.7%7.0%
238.6%37.5%
342.8%41.9%
48.4%10.2%
51.8%2.5%
6+0.6%0.9%

South East flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South East flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth EastEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

Associated reports:

South East home features

South East house features

South East crime statistics

South East population statistics

South East home energy certificates

South East real estate market

South East energy costs

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