18POPULATION
5.3%UNEMPLOYED
17%MARRIED
£0AVERAGE WAGE
HI CRIME RATE
14%'AB' SOCIAL CLASS
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What social class do the population of CT2 8WQ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is CT2 8WQ in Canterbury, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about CT2 8WQ from the Census 2011.


AVERAGE AGES

  • 11%Children
  • 89%Adults

11% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 7% are aged 76 or more.

GENDER SPLIT

  • 55.6%Male
  • 44.4%Female

From the last census, 55.6% of people in CT28WQ male, and 44.4% female. Men outnumber women in Northgate.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 14%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

MARITAL STATUS

  • 66%SINGLE
  • 17%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in CT2 8WQ is 66%. Single and 'other' people is 34%.

ETHNICITY

  • 88%WHITE
  • 13%NON-WHITE

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

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 53%WORKING
  • 5.3%UNEMPLOYED

5.3% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

Demographics

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CT2 8WQ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

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Constituency

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Events

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Hotels and Bed & Breakfast

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Tourist Information

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Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

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Emergencies in CT2 8WQ

Post Offices

Post Offices

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CT28WQ Postcode Breakdown

CTAREA2DISTRICT8SECTORWQUNIT
Full PostcodeCT2 8WQ
Latitude/Longitude,
Postal TownCanterbury
Easting
Northing
Ward Name
MSOA Name
LSOA Name
CountyKent
Region
CountryEngland
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

CT28WQ Postal District

Compass Postal District

CT2 8WQ postcode is located in the postal town of Canterbury. Canterbury postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode CT2 8WQ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Canterbury1.3 miles SW
Littlebourne3.4 miles E
Bridge3.7 miles SE
Whitstable4.5 miles N
Seasalter4.8 miles NW
Grove Ferry5.1 miles E
Wingham5.4 miles E
Herne Bay5.9 miles N
Boughton Street6.2 miles W
Chilham6.6 miles SW
Womenswold7 miles SE
Graveney7.3 miles W
Selling7.8 miles W
Godmersham7.8 miles SW
Knowlton8.2 miles E
London54 miles W
Glasgow377 miles NW
Edinburgh363 miles NW
Cardiff185 miles W
Liverpool224 miles NW
Southampton112 miles W
Saint Ives131 miles W

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