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Canterbury (CT9)

The CT9 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 1636 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the CT9 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 Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in CT9 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 CT9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CT9 postcode is a postcode district in the town of Thanet, Kent (Canterbury district) and covers a large area including the towns of Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and the villages of Birchington, Westgate-on-Sea, Woodchurch and Manston. The area includes two large hospitals, a prison, numerous attractions such as Dreamland, Botany Bay, and a good selection of bars and restaurants.

The district has some of the most highly sought-after real estate in the South East, with a variety of different properties to choose from, ranging from luxury seafront properties to more down-to-Earth homes.

The local economy of the CT9 postcode is diverse, is home to a number of large manufacturing and retail companies, and is well-known for its tourism and entertainment industries. Most major shops and services can be found here, and the large retail parks thriving throughout the area make it popular with tourists and locals alike.

Transport links are well-connected to the CT9 postcode. It is served by three railway stations, Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs, providing links to London and other major cities. The majority of buses run through CT9, and there are regular routes to neighbouring towns including Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay.

Residents of the CT9 postcode are serviced by the Thanet District Council which is based in Margate. The council is responsible for providing local services and amenities and offers various grants and schemes throughout the area.

The CT9 postcode is surrounded by an expanse of coastline with beautiful, seemingly never-ending beaches. Stretching along the coast towards Ramsgate, Margate and Broadstairs are alluring sandy bays with turn-of-the-century romantic architecture and bustling seafront promenades.

The CT9 postcode hosts a wide variety of cultural experiences and activities,ranging from the picturesque Viking Strand, and blue flag beaches, to historical sites and attractions such as the Chalk Mine, Salmestone Grange and the Art Deco Dreamland. The variety of live music venues, vibrant markets and boutique shops cater to all tastes and ages. Various galleries in town offer a glimpse into local art and culture, while the neighbouring St George's Estate provides plenty of countryside for leisurely walks and outdoor pursuits.

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  • 86%WORKING

14% of people in CT9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 15%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 89%WHITE
  • 11%NON-WHITE

89% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of

CT9 is located in the county of , in .

has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

has a total area of square miles, and a population density of people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

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Outward CodeCT9
Postal TownCanterbury
Local Authority
Area ClassificationUnclassified

CT9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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