West Yorkshire house features

March 2020

The average house size in West Yorkshire county is 94.7m². This is by 5.8m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.8 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average house.

West 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.

West Yorkshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
23.8%2.9%
316.0%12.6%
426.3%27.2%
529.9%31.2%
6+23.9%26.1%

West 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

West Yorkshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.6%3.5%
50-69m²22.1%16.7%
70-89m²33.4%33.9%
90-109m²16.4%19.0%
110-149m²14.8%16.2%
150m²+8.7%10.5%

West Yorkshire houses by rental type

West Yorkshire houses by rental type
Rental typeWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
social rental12.4%9.9%
private rental11.0%12.6%
non-rental76.6%77.5%

West 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.

West Yorkshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
093.5%87.6%
15.5%10.1%
20.9%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

West 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.

West Yorkshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.2%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect2.5%4.8%
gas96.1%88.4%
LPG0.3%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil0.5%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

West Yorkshire houses by windows glazing

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

West Yorkshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
sigle2.1%3.5%
double/secondary90.4%87.4%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance7.2%8.9%

West 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.

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

West Yorkshire houses by number of heated rooms

West Yorkshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsWest YorkshireEngland & Wales
11.5%0.8%
25.0%3.7%
316.3%13.2%
426.0%27.1%
528.6%30.1%
6+22.6%25.1%

West Yorkshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

Other reports for West Yorkshire county

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crime statistics

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