South Yorkshire house features

March 2020

The average house size in South Yorkshire county is 90.3m². This is by 10.2m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.7 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 less than the average house.

South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
23.3%2.9%
311.8%12.6%
428.6%27.2%
537.8%31.2%
6+18.5%26.1%

South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.0%3.5%
50-69m²21.1%16.7%
70-89m²39.4%33.9%
90-109m²17.9%19.0%
110-149m²11.8%16.2%
150m²+5.7%10.5%

South Yorkshire houses by rental type

South Yorkshire houses by rental type
Rental typeSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
social rental12.5%9.9%
private rental10.7%12.6%
non-rental76.8%77.5%

South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
094.6%87.6%
14.6%10.1%
20.7%1.9%
3+0.1%0.4%

South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.6%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect1.3%4.8%
gas96.7%88.4%
LPG0.3%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil0.7%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

South Yorkshire houses by windows glazing

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

South Yorkshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
sigle2.0%3.5%
double/secondary89.8%87.4%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.1%8.9%

South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance88.1%79.6%
no gas meter11.9%20.4%

South Yorkshire houses by number of heated rooms

South Yorkshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
10.4%0.8%
23.9%3.7%
312.4%13.2%
429.1%27.1%
536.6%30.1%
6+17.5%25.1%

South Yorkshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South Yorkshire houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth YorkshireEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Other reports for South Yorkshire county

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crime statistics

energy costs

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salary and unemployment

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