Area Information for Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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We have found 18 property sales in Dickens Avenue since the beginning of 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
The area containing Dickens Avenue, Canterbury consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Dickens Avenue, Canterbury contains a higher than average level of social housing - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||20|
|Rented: From Council||64|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||14|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||16|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||20|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||29|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||39|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Canterbury constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CT1 1EQ does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||34|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||55|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||45|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||44|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||113|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 88% white.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to CT1 1EQ
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||13|
|Middle East or Asia||15|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Northgate ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 23% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||36|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||69|
|Looking After Home or Family||17|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||30|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||18|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||25|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ is within the Canterbury - Northgate policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 102 crimes were reported within half a mile of CT1 1EQ.
|Crime:||Click here to view 102 crimes committed near Dickens Avenue|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Canterbury - Northgate
Old Dover Road
Below are the details of the closest services to CT1 1EQ. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for CT1 1EQ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest railway station is Sturry, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Canterbury West||1.3 miles|
|Canterbury East||1.6 miles|
|Chestfield & Swalecliffe||5.2 miles|
|Herne Bay||5.3 miles|
|Shepherds Well||8.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is Parkside Community Primary School, approximately 170 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Parkside Community Primary School||170 yards||
|St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Canterbury||0.9 miles||
|St Johns Church of England Primary School||1 mile||
|St Stephen's Infant School||1.1 miles||
|St Stephen's Junior School||1.1 miles||
|Pilgrims' Way Primary School||1.2 miles||
|St Peter's Methodist Primary School||1.3 miles||
|Sturry Church of England Primary School||1.6 miles||
|Wincheap Foundation Primary School||2 miles||
|The Canterbury Primary School||2 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 9 closest secondary schools to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is Barton Court Grammar School, approximately 1 mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Barton Court Grammar School||1 mile||
|The Archbishop's School||1.3 miles||
|Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School||1.7 miles||
|St Anselm's Catholic School, Canterbury||1.8 miles||
|The Canterbury Academy||1.9 miles||
|Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys||2.1 miles||
|Spires Academy||2.5 miles||
|Herne Bay High School||5.1 miles||
|The Whitstable School||5.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is Northgate Medical Practice, approximately 0.8 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Northgate Medical Practice||0.8 miles|
|New Dover Road Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Cossington House Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Canterbury Health Centre||1.3 miles|
|Sturry Surgery||1.6 miles|
|London Road Surgery||1.7 miles|
|University Medical Centre||1.9 miles|
|Littlebourne Surgery||2.7 miles|
|Blean Surgery||2.9 miles|
|Hersden Surgery||3.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is Chopra & Associates, approximately 0.9 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Chopra & Associates||0.9 miles|
|King Street Orthodontic Practice||1.1 miles|
|St Stephens Dental Practice||1.1 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Sturry||1.1 miles|
|St Georges Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Neo Orthodontics Ltd||1.3 miles|
|St Dunstans Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|A1 Dental||1.7 miles|
|Bridge Dental Practice||3.1 miles|
|Wingham Dental Practice||4.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is St Martin's Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Martin's Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Kent and Canterbury Hospital||1.7 miles|
|QVH at Kent and Canterbury Hospital||1.7 miles|
|BMI Chaucer Hospital||2 miles|
|BMI The Chaucer Hospital||2 miles|
|The BMI Chaucer Hospital||2 miles|
|Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital||5.5 miles|
|Queen Victoria Hospital (Herne Bay)||5.7 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||5.7 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital (Herne Bay)||5.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Dickens Avenue, Canterbury, CT1 1EQ. The nearest is Asda Opticians (Canterbury), approximately 610 yards away.
|Asda Opticians (Canterbury)||610 yards|
|Pybus Optometrists||1.2 miles|
|Biggs Opticians (Canterbury)||1.2 miles|
|Vision Express (Canterbury)||1.2 miles|
|Specsavers (Canterbury)||1.2 miles|
|Cargills (Canterbury)||1.3 miles|
|David Grimes Opticians||1.3 miles|
|Tesco Opticians (Whitstable)||4.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||5.4 miles|
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.
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Broadband in CT1 1EQ
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 9 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||21.1Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||4.7Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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