North West home features

June 2020

The average home size in North West region is 87.0m². This is by 0.6m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.3 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average home.

North West 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 West homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
11.1%1.9%
211.6%13.1%
318.3%21.3%
425.6%22.3%
525.7%22.8%
6+17.8%18.7%

North West map of average floor area size of properties

North West map of average floor area size of properties

North West 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 West homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeNorth WestEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.1%1.6%
30-49m²10.9%12.6%
50-69m²23.5%23.8%
70-89m²31.4%28.3%
90-109m²15.5%14.4%
110-149m²11.2%11.8%
150m²+6.5%7.5%

North West homes by rental type

North West homes by rental type
Rental typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
social rental15.1%13.9%
private rental14.7%18.0%
non-rental70.2%68.2%

North West 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 West homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesNorth WestEngland & Wales
092.2%90.7%
16.4%7.7%
21.2%1.4%
3+0.2%0.3%

North West 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 West homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect11.2%12.3%
gas86.0%82.5%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil1.4%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

North West homes by windows glazing

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

North West homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingNorth WestEngland & Wales
sigle3.2%5.5%
double/secondary87.9%84.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.8%10.1%

North West 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 West homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasNorth WestEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance78.5%72.7%
no gas meter21.5%27.3%

North West homes by number of heated rooms

North West homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
11.9%2.7%
212.2%13.6%
318.7%21.5%
425.4%22.2%
524.8%22.0%
6+17.0%17.9%

North West homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

Other reports for North West region

house features

flat features

home energy certificates

crime statistics

property prices

energy costs

population statistics

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