Tyne and Wear house features

March 2020

The average house size in Tyne and Wear county is 92.4m². This is by 8.2m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.3 less than the average house.

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsTyne and WearEngland & Wales
24.3%2.9%
316.9%12.6%
429.4%27.2%
531.2%31.2%
6+18.1%26.1%

Tyne and Wear houses 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 houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.3%3.5%
50-69m²19.2%16.7%
70-89m²38.3%33.9%
90-109m²18.2%19.0%
110-149m²13.3%16.2%
150m²+6.6%10.5%

Tyne and Wear houses by rental type

Tyne and Wear houses by rental type
Rental typeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
social rental20.1%9.9%
private rental7.6%12.6%
non-rental72.3%77.5%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesTyne and WearEngland & Wales
093.9%87.6%
14.9%10.1%
21.0%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeTyne and WearEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.0%0.3%
elect1.3%4.8%
gas97.9%88.4%
LPG0.2%0.9%
no heat0.1%0.2%
oil0.2%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.2%

Tyne and Wear houses by windows glazing

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

Tyne and Wear houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingTyne and WearEngland & Wales
sigle4.9%3.5%
double/secondary86.6%87.4%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance8.3%8.9%

Tyne and Wear 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.

Tyne and Wear houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasTyne and WearEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance87.9%79.6%
no gas meter12.1%20.4%

Tyne and Wear houses by number of heated rooms

Tyne and Wear houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsTyne and WearEngland & Wales
10.3%0.8%
24.7%3.7%
317.3%13.2%
429.6%27.1%
530.7%30.1%
6+17.5%25.1%

Tyne and Wear houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Tyne and Wear houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingTyne and WearEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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