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Canterbury (CT16)

The CT16 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 898 individual postcodes.

There are 15 electoral wards in the CT16 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 Dover Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 14% of people in CT16 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 CT16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.



  • 88%WORKING

12% of people in CT16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 14%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 31%DE

According to census records, 14% 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%.



The county of Kent

CT16 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.

Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCT16
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameDover 012
LSOA NameDover 012D
Local AuthorityDover
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CT16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Buckland Valley
Church Whitfield
East Langdon
Martin Mill
Temple Ewell
West Cliffe
West Langdon
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