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Canterbury (CT19)

The CT19 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 829 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the CT19 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 Shepway Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in CT19 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 CT19 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CT19 postcode is located in the Canterbury district and covers much of the eastern part of the city. It is bordered by the coastal towns of Folkestone, Dover and Whitstable and stretches from the outskirts of Canterbury in an arc to the north. It includes many quaint villages like Hawkinge, Lyminge and Elham as well as the larger town of Hawkinge.

The postal address for the CT19 post code is london SE1, Canon Street, Walkington. It covers a total of 41 square miles and has a population of around 25,000 people. The majority of the population are professions, with a high employment rate in retail, public administration and education.

Life in the CT19 postcode is mainly rural and one can easily find evidence of farms and agricultural land. The rolling hills of the countryside provide a beautiful backdrop to the bustling town. There are a number of nature reserves as well as several golf courses in the area, which provide a welcome escape from everyday life.

The area is well connected to the rest of the country. It has two train stations, Hawkinge and Lyminge and is only a short drive from the Channel Tunnel, providing easy access to mainland Europe. Other transport links include a number of bus routes, both intercity and local, extending all the way into London.

With its countryside setting and proximity to the coast, the CT19 postcode is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike with its attractive villages and towns. There is a variety of quality annual events such as the Folkestone Art Fair and the Hawkinge Flower Show. Education is highly valued in the area; there are a variety of both Primary and Secondary schools catering for all age ranges and abilities.

The CT19 postcode is a great place to live and work. With its mix of town and country living plus easy access to the rest of the UK and Europe, it is the perfect balance of convenience and peacefulness.

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  • 86%WORKING

14% of people in CT19 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 13%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 33%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 12%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Kent

CT19 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 CodeCT19
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameShepway 015
LSOA NameShepway 015D
Local AuthorityShepway
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CT19 Electoral Wards

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