North East home features

June 2020

The average home size in North East region is 86.4m². This is by 1.2m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.2 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average home.

North East 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.

North East homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsNorth EastEngland & Wales
10.8%1.9%
210.4%13.1%
324.1%21.3%
426.1%22.3%
523.7%22.8%
6+14.9%18.7%

North East map of average floor area size of properties

North East map of average floor area size of properties

North East homes by floor area size

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

North East homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeNorth EastEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.7%1.6%
30-49m²9.3%12.6%
50-69m²25.4%23.8%
70-89m²32.7%28.3%
90-109m²15.3%14.4%
110-149m²10.8%11.8%
150m²+5.8%7.5%

North East homes by rental type

North East homes by rental type
Rental typeNorth EastEngland & Wales
social rental21.4%13.9%
private rental12.6%18.0%
non-rental66.1%68.2%

North East 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.

North East homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesNorth EastEngland & Wales
093.9%90.7%
15.0%7.7%
20.9%1.4%
3+0.2%0.3%

North East 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.

North East homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeNorth EastEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.4%0.2%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect6.5%12.3%
gas89.9%82.5%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.0%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

North East homes by windows glazing

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

North East homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingNorth EastEngland & Wales
sigle4.8%5.5%
double/secondary87.3%84.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance7.7%10.1%

North East 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.

North East homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasNorth EastEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance80.3%72.7%
no gas meter19.7%27.3%

North East homes by number of heated rooms

North East homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsNorth EastEngland & Wales
11.2%2.7%
210.8%13.6%
324.3%21.5%
426.1%22.2%
523.2%22.0%
6+14.4%17.9%

North East homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

North East homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingNorth EastEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Other reports for North East region

house features

flat features

home energy certificates

crime statistics

property prices

energy costs

population statistics

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