17,465TOTAL POPULATION
6,985HOUSEHOLDS
5.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£44,720AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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CT3 POSTCODE REGION

Canterbury (CT3)

The CT3 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 809 individual postcodes.

There are 116 electoral wards in the CT3 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, 27% of people in CT3 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 CT3 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 CT3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 27%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CT3Kent

Kent

The county of Kent

CT3 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 CodeCT3
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameDover 001
LSOA NameDover 001D
CountyKent
RegionKent
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityDover
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CT3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Acol
Adisham
Ash (near Sandwich)
Aylesham
Barnsole
Bekesbourne
Bekesbourne Hill
Beltinge
Betteshanger
Bishopsbourne
Bishopstone
Bossington
Boyden Gate
Bramling
Bridge
Brooks End
Broomfield
Broomhill
Buttsole
Chillenden
Chislet
Chislet Forstal
Chitty
Claypits
Coombe
Cooper Street
Cop Street
Durlock
Each End
Eastry
East Stourmouth
East Street
Eddington
Kent
Elmstone
Felderland
Flemings
Ford[disambiguation needed]
Fordwich
Goodnestone
Gore
Kent
Gore Street
Great Stour
Grove
Grove Hill
Groves
Guilton
Hale
Ham
Hammill
Hawthorn Corner
Herne
Heronden
Hersden
Hicks Forstal
Highstead
Hillborough
Hoaden
Hoath
Hollow Street
Hoo
Hunters Forstal
Ickham
Ileden
Knave's Ash
Knowlton
Littlebourne
Lower Goldstone
Lower Herne
Marshborough
Marshside
Maypole
Millbank
Minster-in-Thanet
Monkton
Mount Pleasant
Nash
Nonington
Old Tree
Paramour Street
Patrixbourne
Perry
Plucks Gutter
Potten Street
Preston
Ratling
Rowling Court
Sarre
Seaton
Selson
Shatterling
Shelvingford
Staple
Statenborough
St Nicholas-at-Wade
Stodmarsh
Stone Cross
Stour
Summerfield
Twitham
Under the Wood
Upper Goldstone
Upstreet
Wall End
Ware
Way
Weddington
Westbere
Westmarsh
West Stourmouth
West Street
Wickhambreaux
Wingham
Wingham Green
Wingham Well
Woodnesborough
Browse Postcodes in CT3

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (CT) and estimated address.

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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