Area Information for Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS 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 43 property sales in Wincheap 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
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||12|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Wincheap, Canterbury contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 62% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||26|
|Rented: From Council||7|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||88|
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||31|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||67|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||16|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||22|
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. This section of the Wincheap ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of CT1 3RS there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 79% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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)||124|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||125|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||33|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||22|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||31|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 89% 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||7|
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 3RS
|Republic of Ireland||10|
|Europe (including European Union)||38|
|Middle East or Asia||11|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||5|
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 Wincheap ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 48% 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)||28|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||170|
|Looking After Home or Family||3|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||2|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||23|
|Information and Communication||6|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||11|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||22|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||12|
Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS is within the Canterbury - Wincheap policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2019, 159 crimes were reported within half a mile of CT1 3RS.
|Crime:||Click here to view 159 crimes committed near Wincheap|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Canterbury - Wincheap
Old Dover Road
Below are the details of the closest services to CT1 3RS. 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 3RS.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest railway station is Canterbury East, approximately 380 yards away.
|Canterbury East||380 yards|
|Canterbury West||0.8 miles|
|Chestfield & Swalecliffe||6 miles|
|Herne Bay||6.6 miles|
|Shepherds Well||9.1 miles|
|Kearsney (Kent)||13 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is Wincheap Foundation Primary School, approximately 460 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Wincheap Foundation Primary School||460 yards|
|St Peter's Methodist Primary School||half a mile|
|The Canterbury Primary School||0.6 miles|
|St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Canterbury||0.9 miles|
|St Johns Church of England Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Pilgrims' Way Primary School||1.2 miles|
|St Stephen's Infant School||1.3 miles|
|St Stephen's Junior School||1.3 miles|
|Parkside Community Primary School||1.8 miles|
|Blean Primary School||1.9 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is The Canterbury Academy, approximately 860 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Canterbury Academy||860 yards||
|Barton Court Grammar School||0.9 miles||
|Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys||1.1 miles||
|Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School||1.3 miles||
|The Archbishop's School||1.4 miles||
|St Anselm's Catholic School, Canterbury||1.5 miles||
|Spires Academy||4.3 miles||
|The Whitstable School||5.6 miles||
|Herne Bay High School||6.3 miles||
|Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School||8.1 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is Canterbury Health Centre, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Canterbury Health Centre||half a mile|
|Cossington House Surgery||0.7 miles|
|London Road Surgery||0.7 miles|
|New Dover Road Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Northgate Medical Practice||1 mile|
|University Medical Centre||1.6 miles|
|Blean Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Chartham Surgery||2.8 miles|
|The Old School Surgery||3.1 miles|
|Canterbury Medical Practice||3.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is Neo Orthodontics Ltd, approximately 730 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Neo Orthodontics Ltd||730 yards|
|St Georges Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|St Dunstans Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|A1 Dental||0.7 miles|
|King Street Orthodontic Practice||0.7 miles|
|Chopra & Associates||0.8 miles|
|St Stephens Dental Practice||1.3 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Sturry||2.9 miles|
|Bridge Dental Practice||3 miles|
|Chestfield Dental Practice||5.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is Kent and Canterbury Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Kent and Canterbury Hospital||0.8 miles|
|QVH at Kent and Canterbury Hospital||0.8 miles|
|BMI Chaucer Hospital||1.1 miles|
|BMI The Chaucer Hospital||1.1 miles|
|The BMI Chaucer Hospital||1.1 miles|
|St Martin's Hospital||1.5 miles|
|Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital||6.1 miles|
|Cedar House Hospital||6.7 miles|
|Queen Victoria Hospital (Herne Bay)||7.2 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||7.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3RS. The nearest is Boots-Canterbury, approximately 820 yards away.
|Specsavers (Canterbury)||half a mile|
|Vision Express (Canterbury)||0.5 miles|
|Cargills (Canterbury)||0.5 miles|
|David Grimes Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Biggs Opticians (Canterbury)||0.6 miles|
|Pybus Optometrists||0.6 miles|
|Asda Opticians (Canterbury)||1.6 miles|
|Tesco Opticians (Whitstable)||5.2 miles|
|John High Opticians (Whitstable)||6.2 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 3RS
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 27 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||40.1Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||10.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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