Information about Dover

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Dover Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Dover is 116,411 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Dover is 59,609, and the female population is 56,801. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 105,111, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,170. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (57,768), followed by No religion (49,302), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (22,821), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,679). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Dover area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (29,166), while 26,880 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 25,951 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,905 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Dover area are

  • Professional occupations (7795)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7505), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (6303)


The average age of people living in Dover is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (18938), Between 55 to 64 (16950), and Between 65 to 74 (15055). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Dover has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (20,464) followed by Semi-routine occupations (13,385), and Intermediate occupations (11,596). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Postcodes in Dover

The postcode district CT are associated with the Dover, and there are total 8 postcode areas (listed below). The Dover has a total of 4012 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Dover

Alkham & Capel-le-Ferne

Aylesham, Eythorne & Shepherdswell


Dover Downs & River

Eastry Rural

Guston, Kingsdown & St Margaret's-at-Cliffe

Little Stour & Ashstone

Maxton & Elms Vale

Middle Deal

Mill Hill

North Deal


St Radigunds

Tower Hamlets

Town & Castle



RegionSouth East