South East home features

June 2020

The average home size in South East region is 91.8m². This is by 4.2m² more 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.

South 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.

South East homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
11.9%1.9%
213.6%13.1%
321.6%21.3%
420.6%22.3%
520.6%22.8%
6+21.7%18.7%

South East map of average floor area size of properties

South East map of average floor area size of properties

South 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

South East homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouth EastEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.5%1.6%
30-49m²12.9%12.6%
50-69m²22.4%23.8%
70-89m²26.3%28.3%
90-109m²14.3%14.4%
110-149m²13.1%11.8%
150m²+9.5%7.5%

South East homes by rental type

South East homes by rental type
Rental typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
social rental10.6%13.9%
private rental17.7%18.0%
non-rental71.7%68.2%

South 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.

South East homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouth EastEngland & Wales
087.2%90.7%
110.7%7.7%
21.7%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

South 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.

South East homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouth EastEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect13.8%12.3%
gas81.7%82.5%
LPG0.7%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil3.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

South East homes by windows glazing

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

South East homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouth EastEngland & Wales
sigle5.1%5.5%
double/secondary82.9%84.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance11.7%10.1%

South 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.

South East homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouth EastEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance70.8%72.7%
no gas meter29.2%27.3%

South East homes by number of heated rooms

South East homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouth EastEngland & Wales
12.7%2.7%
214.0%13.6%
321.7%21.5%
420.5%22.2%
520.0%22.0%
6+21.1%17.9%

South East homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

South East homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouth EastEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

Other reports for South East region

house features

flat features

home energy certificates

crime statistics

property prices

energy costs

population statistics

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