21,846TOTAL POPULATION
9,306HOUSEHOLDS
6.7%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
CT17 POSTCODE REGION

Canterbury (CT17)

The CT17 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 672 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the CT17 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, 12% of people in CT17 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 CT17 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 87%WORKING
  • 13%UNEMPLOYED

13% of people in CT17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 91%WHITE
  • 9%NON-WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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CT17Kent

Kent

The county of Kent

CT17 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.

CT17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Birchington
Broadstairs
Canterbury
Deal
Dover
Folkestone
Herne Bay
Hythe
Margate
Ramsgate
Sandwich
Westgate-On-Sea
Whitstable
Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCT17
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameDover 012
LSOA NameDover 012D
CountyKent
RegionKent
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityDover
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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