West Midlands county flat features

June 2020

The average flat size in West Midlands county county is 55.8m². This is by 3.1m² 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.

West Midlands county 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.

West Midlands county flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
15.7%6.3%
241.5%37.3%
343.2%42.1%
47.7%10.6%
51.5%2.7%
6+0.4%0.9%

West Midlands county map of average floor area size of flats

West Midlands county map of average floor area size of flats

West Midlands county flats by floor area size

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

West Midlands county flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
under 30m²4.4%4.7%
30-49m²35.2%32.6%
50-69m²44.0%39.4%
70-89m²13.2%16.1%
90-109m²2.0%4.2%
110-149m²1.0%2.2%
150m²+0.3%0.8%

West Midlands county flats by rental type

West Midlands county flats by rental type
Rental typeWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
social rental31.8%22.6%
private rental23.4%29.7%
non-rental44.8%47.7%

West Midlands county 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.

West Midlands county flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
099.3%97.2%
10.7%2.4%
20.0%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

West Midlands county 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.

West Midlands county flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
bio0.2%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect40.4%30.0%
gas58.4%68.9%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.8%0.5%
oil0.0%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

West Midlands county flats by windows glazing

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

West Midlands county flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
sigle5.6%10.0%
double/secondary84.2%76.8%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.1%12.8%

West Midlands county 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.

West Midlands county flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance52.8%57.5%
no gas meter47.2%42.5%

West Midlands county flats by number of heated rooms

West Midlands county flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
17.3%7.3%
242.0%37.4%
341.6%41.6%
47.3%10.3%
51.4%2.6%
6+0.4%0.9%

West Midlands county flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

West Midlands county flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingWest Midlands countyEngland & Wales
solar0.0%0.1%
no solar100.0%99.9%

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