Census Data

Tower Hamlets: Central heating

Location Type: London Boroughs, ONS Geographic Code: E09000030

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Key Facts

All Residents 310,306
Male 155,869
Female 154,437
Households 120,539
Population Density (people/km2) 15,702.9
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 120,539
No central heating 3,690
Mains gas only 58,328
Tank or bottled gas only 796
Electric only 33,850
Oil only 214
Wood only 39
Solid fuel only 16
Renewable energy only 360
District or communal heat networks only 10,036
Other central heating only 2,984
Two or more types of central heating (not including renewable energy) 9,773
Two or more types of central heating (including renewable energy) 453

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