Census Data

Croydon: Central heating

Location Type: London Boroughs, ONS Geographic Code: E09000008

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Key Facts

All Residents 390,719
Male 187,633
Female 203,086
Households 152,946
Population Density (people/km2) 4,516.0
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 152,945
No central heating 3,047
Mains gas only 114,319
Tank or bottled gas only 859
Electric only 15,977
Oil only 110
Wood only 19
Solid fuel only 20
Renewable energy only 229
District or communal heat networks only 2,089
Other central heating only 2,682
Two or more types of central heating (not including renewable energy) 12,920
Two or more types of central heating (including renewable energy) 674

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