South West home features

March 2020

The average home size in South West region is 92.0m². This is by 4.4m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.4 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average home.

South West homes 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 West homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth WestEngland & Wales
11.4%1.9%
212.2%13.1%
321.3%21.3%
421.3%22.3%
522.1%22.8%
6+21.7%18.7%

South West homes by floor area size

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

South West homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth WestEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.5%1.6%
30-49m²12.1%12.6%
50-69m²22.1%23.8%
70-89m²26.0%28.3%
90-109m²14.8%14.4%
110-149m²13.9%11.8%
150m²+9.6%7.5%

South West homes by rental type

South West homes by rental type
Rental typeSouth WestEngland & Wales
social rental9.0%13.9%
private rental17.8%17.8%
non-rental73.2%68.3%

South West homes 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 West homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth WestEngland & Wales
088.4%90.6%
19.6%7.7%
21.6%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

South West homes 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 West homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth WestEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.4%0.2%
elect17.2%12.3%
gas72.7%82.6%
LPG1.4%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil7.4%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.3%0.1%

South West homes by windows glazing

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

South West homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth WestEngland & Wales
sigle5.5%5.6%
double/secondary83.0%84.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance11.2%10.0%

South West homes 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 West homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth WestEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance62.2%72.8%
no gas meter37.8%27.2%

South West homes by number of heated rooms

South West homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth WestEngland & Wales
12.9%2.7%
213.2%13.6%
321.4%21.5%
420.9%22.2%
521.0%22.0%
6+20.6%17.9%

South West homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South West homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth WestEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

Other reports for South West region

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