Swansea house features

March 2020

The average house size in Swansea postcode area is 104.7m². This is by 4.2m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average house.

Swansea 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.

Swansea houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsSwanseaEngland & Wales
21.5%2.9%
311.5%12.6%
424.2%27.2%
533.3%31.2%
6+29.5%26.1%

Swansea houses by floor area size

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

Swansea houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeSwanseaEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²2.5%3.5%
50-69m²13.4%16.7%
70-89m²32.9%33.9%
90-109m²20.7%19.0%
110-149m²17.9%16.2%
150m²+12.4%10.5%

Swansea houses by rental type

Swansea houses by rental type
Rental typeSwanseaEngland & Wales
social rental8.8%9.9%
private rental10.1%12.6%
non-rental81.1%77.5%

Swansea 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.

Swansea houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSwanseaEngland & Wales
090.0%87.6%
18.0%10.1%
21.6%1.9%
3+0.3%0.4%

Swansea 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.

Swansea houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSwanseaEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal1.4%0.3%
dual0.7%0.3%
elect5.5%4.8%
gas72.2%88.4%
LPG2.6%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil16.7%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.2%

Swansea houses by windows glazing

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

Swansea houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingSwanseaEngland & Wales
sigle4.6%3.5%
double/secondary88.6%87.4%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance6.5%8.9%

Swansea 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.

Swansea houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasSwanseaEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance66.1%79.6%
no gas meter33.9%20.4%

Swansea houses by number of heated rooms

Swansea houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSwanseaEngland & Wales
10.8%0.8%
22.5%3.7%
312.3%13.2%
424.7%27.1%
532.3%30.1%
6+27.4%25.1%

Swansea houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Swansea houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSwanseaEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

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