South East flat features

June 2020

The average flat size in South East region is 58.2m². This is by 0.7m² less than the average flat size in England and Wales. On average, a flat has 2.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average flat.

South East flats 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.

South East flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
16.5%6.3%
238.6%37.3%
343.2%42.1%
49.0%10.6%
52.0%2.7%
6+0.7%0.9%

South East map of average floor area size of flats

South East map of average floor area size of flats

South East flats by floor area size

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

South East flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth EastEngland & Wales
under 30m²4.3%4.7%
30-49m²33.6%32.6%
50-69m²40.0%39.4%
70-89m²16.2%16.1%
90-109m²3.6%4.2%
110-149m²1.8%2.2%
150m²+0.6%0.8%

South East flats by rental type

South East flats by rental type
Rental typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
social rental18.5%22.6%
private rental27.9%29.7%
non-rental53.6%47.7%

South East flats by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

South East flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth EastEngland & Wales
097.0%97.2%
12.6%2.4%
20.3%0.3%
3+0.1%0.1%

South East flats 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.

South East flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect33.5%30.0%
gas65.5%68.9%
LPG0.2%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.3%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

South East flats by windows glazing

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

South East flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth EastEngland & Wales
sigle8.5%10.0%
double/secondary76.6%76.8%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance14.6%12.8%

South East flats 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.

South East flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth EastEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance52.9%57.5%
no gas meter47.1%42.5%

South East flats by number of heated rooms

South East flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
17.7%7.3%
238.6%37.4%
342.5%41.6%
48.7%10.3%
51.9%2.6%
6+0.6%0.9%

South East flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South East flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth EastEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

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