Wales flat features

June 2020

The average flat size in Wales region is 57.5m². This is by 1.4m² less than the average flat size in England and Wales. On average, a flat has 2.7 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.0 more than the average flat.

Wales 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.

Wales flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsWalesEngland & Wales
13.9%6.3%
240.4%37.3%
342.4%42.1%
410.1%10.6%
52.2%2.7%
6+1.0%0.9%

Wales map of average floor area size of flats

Wales map of average floor area size of flats

Wales flats by floor area size

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

Wales flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeWalesEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.5%4.7%
30-49m²36.4%32.6%
50-69m²40.2%39.4%
70-89m²14.1%16.1%
90-109m²3.4%4.2%
110-149m²1.9%2.2%
150m²+0.5%0.8%

Wales flats by rental type

Wales flats by rental type
Rental typeWalesEngland & Wales
social rental32.4%22.6%
private rental26.9%29.7%
non-rental40.7%47.7%

Wales 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.

Wales flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesWalesEngland & Wales
098.4%97.2%
11.4%2.4%
20.1%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

Wales 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.

Wales flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeWalesEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect26.5%30.0%
gas71.6%68.9%
LPG0.4%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.7%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Wales flats by windows glazing

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

Wales flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingWalesEngland & Wales
sigle6.1%10.0%
double/secondary83.4%76.8%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.3%12.8%

Wales 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.

Wales flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasWalesEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance62.7%57.5%
no gas meter37.3%42.5%

Wales flats by number of heated rooms

Wales flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsWalesEngland & Wales
14.8%7.3%
240.5%37.4%
341.9%41.6%
49.9%10.3%
52.1%2.6%
6+0.9%0.9%

Wales flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Wales flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingWalesEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

Other reports for Wales region

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