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West Sussex home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in West Sussex county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in West Sussex, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsWest SussexEngland & Wales
12.3%1.7%
213.2%12.6%
322.6%21.1%
421.7%22.4%
519.1%22.9%
6+21.2%19.2%

West Sussex homes by floor area size

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

West Sussex homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeWest SussexEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.5%1.4%
30-49m²12.4%12.5%
50-69m²22.0%23.7%
70-89m²27.1%28.4%
90-109m²14.7%14.7%
110-149m²13.1%11.8%
150m²+9.2%7.5%

West Sussex homes by rental type

West Sussex homes by rental type
Rental typeWest SussexEngland & Wales
social rental9.0%14.2%
private rental14.9%16.6%
non-rental76.1%69.2%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesWest SussexEngland & Wales
084.1%88.8%
113.3%9.1%
22.2%1.7%
3+0.5%0.4%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeWest SussexEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect14.6%11.8%
gas79.3%82.6%
LPG0.8%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil4.2%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

West Sussex homes by windows glazing

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

West Sussex homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingWest SussexEngland & Wales
sigle5.3%6.6%
double/secondary85.6%86.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance8.7%6.4%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasWest SussexEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance71.9%76.2%
no gas meter28.1%23.8%

West Sussex homes by number of heated rooms

West Sussex homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsWest SussexEngland & Wales
13.4%2.7%
213.6%13.3%
322.7%21.4%
421.5%22.3%
518.4%22.1%
6+20.4%18.3%

West Sussex homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

West Sussex homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingWest SussexEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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West Sussex home energy certificates

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