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Canterbury (CT11)

The CT11 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 1132 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the CT11 postcode area, including Birchington, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Westgate-On-Sea, Whitstable which come under the local authority of the Thanet Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in CT11 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CT11 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CT11 postcode area is situated in the Canterbury District of East Kent in south-east England. It covers the towns of Birchington, Garlinge, Westgate-on-Sea, Acol, St Nicholas-at-Wade and part of Ramsgate.

The postcode district CT11 is located right on the Thames estuary coast by the sea and is bordered by the postcode areas of CT5 to the east and CT8 to the west. The area has a relatively low density of population, though it does contain three electoral wards of Thanet District Council, the villages of St Nicholas-at-Wade and Acol, and the holiday resort of Westgate-on-Sea.

In terms of transportation, CT11 is served by regular buses running between Thanet, Canterbury and London. There are also several local services that enable residents to reach surrounding areas. A number of trains call at stations in the area, including Ramsgate, Margate, Broadstairs and Canterbury West.

The CT11 postcode area boasts some stunning natural beauty, ranging from picturesque sandy beaches in Westgate-on-Sea to acres of open green spaces in Birchington, along with several parks and nature reserves. The South Foreland Lighthouse, Kingsgate Castle and Botany Bay can all be found within the CT11 area.

When it comes to commercial activities, the area is a hot spot for tourists thanks to its proximity to the UK's seaside resorts. The neighbouring port of Ramsgate is also popular with pleasure and commercial boats, and the area contains a number of historical landmarks and attractions.

CT11 is also home to several shopping and leisure amenities, most of which are concentrated in Ramsgate, Margate, Westgate-on-Sea and Birchington. There are numerous pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars in the area, and the Canterbury Shopping Centre is a popular spot for shoppers. Finally, the area has a selection of golf courses, and those interested in horse racing can visit the Race Course in Ramsgate.

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  • 87%WORKING

13% of people in CT11 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 15%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Kent

CT11 is located in the county of Kent, in England.

Kent has a total population of 1,820,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Kent has a total area of 1443 square miles, and a population density of 486 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

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Outward CodeCT11
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameThanet 015
LSOA NameThanet 015E
Local AuthorityThanet
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT11 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT11, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Isle of Thanet
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