South East house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in South East region 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.

South East 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.

South East houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
10.2%0.1%
23.0%2.9%
312.5%12.6%
425.3%27.0%
528.1%31.0%
6+30.9%26.4%

South East houses 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 houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth EastEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²3.6%3.6%
50-69m²14.5%16.8%
70-89m²30.9%33.8%
90-109m²19.2%19.0%
110-149m²18.1%16.1%
150m²+13.5%10.5%

South East houses by rental type

South East houses by rental type
Rental typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
social rental7.1%9.9%
private rental12.8%12.4%
non-rental80.1%77.7%

South East 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.

South East houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth EastEngland & Wales
082.2%87.3%
114.8%10.3%
22.4%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

South East 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.

South East houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect5.1%4.8%
gas89.0%88.3%
LPG0.9%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil4.5%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

South East houses by windows glazing

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

South East houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth EastEngland & Wales
sigle3.8%3.7%
double/secondary86.2%87.7%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance9.6%8.4%

South East 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.

South East houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth EastEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance79.4%80.0%
no gas meter20.6%20.0%

South East houses by number of heated rooms

South East houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
10.8%0.9%
23.6%3.7%
312.9%13.1%
425.3%26.9%
527.3%29.9%
6+30.0%25.4%

South East houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South East houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth EastEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

Associated reports:

South East home features

South East flat features

South East home energy certificates

South East crime statistics

South East population statistics

South East property prices

South East energy costs

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