Information about Thanet

Population
140,587
Avg Annual Income
£37,318
Full Time Employees
22.47%
Average Age
44.29
Thanet Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Thanet is 140,587 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Thanet is 72,927, and the female population is 67,660. 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 122,796, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,213. 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 (65,654), followed by No religion (62,054), 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

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (25,596), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (22,482). 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 Thanet area mentioned they are Retired (32,193), while 31,582 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 30,376 adults have Level 3 education, while 16,646 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Thanet area are

  • Professional occupations (9544)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (7762), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7433)

Age

The average age of people living in Thanet is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (23602), Between 55 to 64 (18971), and Between 45 to 54 (18252). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

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 Thanet has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,881) followed by Semi-routine occupations (16,597), and Small employers and own account workers (15,267). 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)

Map of Thanet

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Population of Thanet over the years

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Postcodes in Thanet

The postcode district CT are associated with the Thanet, and there are total 6 postcode areas (listed below). The Thanet has a total of 3900 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Thanet
NameType
AreaThanet
Ward

Beacon Road

Birchington North

Birchington South

Bradstowe

Central Harbour

Cliffsend and Pegwell

Cliftonville East

Cliftonville West

Dane Valley

Eastcliff

Garlinge

Kingsgate

Margate Central

Nethercourt

Newington

Northwood

Salmestone

Sir Moses Montefiore

St Peters

Thanet Villages

Viking

Westbrook

Westgate-on-Sea

LTLA22
UTLA22Kent
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland