Census Data

Barking and Dagenham: Central heating

Location Type: London Boroughs, ONS Geographic Code: E09000002

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Key Facts

All Residents 218,869
Male 106,581
Female 112,288
Households 73,902
Population Density (people/km2) 6,065.8
Table Codets046
Unit of MeasureHousehold
Number of Response Options13

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify occupied household spaces in England and Wales by the type of central heating present. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


Central heating is a heating system used to heat multiple rooms in a building by circulating air or heated water through pipes to radiators or vents. Single or multiple fuel sources can fuel these systems.

Central heating systems that are unused or not working are still considered. No information is available for household spaces with no usual residents.

More information at the ONS website

Type of central heating in household: Total: All households 73,902
No central heating 1,611
Mains gas only 52,530
Tank or bottled gas only 474
Electric only 9,141
Oil only 60
Wood only 18
Solid fuel only 11
Renewable energy only 146
District or communal heat networks only 1,598
Other central heating only 1,634
Two or more types of central heating (not including renewable energy) 6,402
Two or more types of central heating (including renewable energy) 277

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