Tyne and Wear home features

March 2020

The average home size in Tyne and Wear county is 82.7m². This is by 5.0m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 less than the average home.

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsTyne and WearEngland & Wales
11.0%1.9%
211.7%13.1%
327.5%21.3%
424.6%22.3%
522.2%22.8%
6+13.0%18.7%

Tyne and Wear homes by floor area size

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

Tyne and Wear homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.9%1.6%
30-49m²10.4%12.6%
50-69m²28.7%23.8%
70-89m²31.8%28.3%
90-109m²13.6%14.4%
110-149m²9.9%11.8%
150m²+4.7%7.5%

Tyne and Wear homes by rental type

Tyne and Wear homes by rental type
Rental typeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
social rental23.1%13.9%
private rental14.0%17.8%
non-rental62.9%68.3%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesTyne and WearEngland & Wales
094.9%90.6%
14.1%7.7%
20.8%1.4%
3+0.2%0.3%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
bio0.2%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect7.4%12.3%
gas91.8%82.6%
LPG0.1%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil0.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Tyne and Wear homes by windows glazing

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

Tyne and Wear homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingTyne and WearEngland & Wales
sigle6.0%5.6%
double/secondary86.3%84.1%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance7.6%10.0%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasTyne and WearEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance82.4%72.8%
no gas meter17.6%27.2%

Tyne and Wear homes by number of heated rooms

Tyne and Wear homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsTyne and WearEngland & Wales
11.4%2.7%
212.0%13.6%
327.7%21.5%
424.6%22.2%
521.8%22.0%
6+12.6%17.9%

Tyne and Wear homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Tyne and Wear homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingTyne and WearEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.3%
no solar99.9%99.7%

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