Area Information for Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA

Swalecliffe Road in Whitstable is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Swalecliffe ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Canterbury. This page combines information for the address Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CT5 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for CT5 2QA.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Canterbury
Ward Swalecliffe
Constituency Canterbury
Region South East
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA:

Kemp Road, Whitstable, CT5 2PY
Burnan Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QB
Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2PX
Elm Wood West, Whitstable, CT5 2QS
Kemp Road, Whitstable, CT5 2PZ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about CT5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA 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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House Prices

We have found 26 property sales in Swalecliffe Road 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 Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 Types
Detached 70
Semi-Detached 59
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 133
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 79
Owned with Mortgage 42
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rent Free 1
Total 129

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 27
Two People 70
Three People 17
Four People 13
Five People 1
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 129

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 16
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 16
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 13
Total 63

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.

Male 142
Female 139
Total 281

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.

Age Groups
0-4 7
5-7 7
8-9 3
10-14 12
15 4
16-17 7
18-19 4
20-24 2
25-29 9
30-44 30
45-59 65
60-64 28
65-74 54
75-84 33
85-89 12
90+ 4
Total 281

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of CT5 2QA there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 63% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 34
Married 176
Divorced 17
Separated 1
Widowed 20
Same Sex 0
Total 248

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.

Very Good 91
Good 120
Fair 42
Bad 23
Very Bad 5
Total 281

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 64
Apprenticeship 18
2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 30
1-4 GCSEs 35
No GCSEs 65
Other 16
Total 248

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 99% so.

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.

Ethnic Group
White 278
Other Asian 3
Total 281

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
England 265
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 2
Other 6
Total 281

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 CT5 2QA

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 240
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 3
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 37

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.

Christian 196
No Religion 59
Buddhist 0
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 3
Not Stated 22
Total 281

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Swalecliffe ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 32% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 59
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 30
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 9
Retired 64
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 5
Other 4
Total 199

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 12
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 1
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 14
Education 16
HealthInc. Social Work 8
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 109

Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA is within the Canterbury - Tankerton policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In January 2018, 24 crimes were reported within half a mile of CT5 2QA.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 24 crimes committed near Swalecliffe Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Canterbury - Tankerton
Old Dover Road
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Below are the details of the closest services to CT5 2QA. 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 CT5 2QA.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 18 closest railway stations to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest railway station is Chestfield & Swalecliffe, approximately 490 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Chestfield & Swalecliffe 490 yards
Whitstable 1.2 miles
Herne Bay 2.5 miles
Sturry 4.9 miles
Canterbury West 5.3 miles
Canterbury East 6 miles
Chartham 7.3 miles
Bekesbourne 7.6 miles
Selling 7.7 miles
Faversham 8 miles
Chilham 8.8 miles
Adisham 11 miles
Birchington-on-Sea 11 miles
Teynham 12 miles
Aylesham 12 miles
Minster 12 miles
Snowdown 13 miles
Westgate-on-Sea 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is Swalecliffe Community Primary School, approximately 190 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Swalecliffe Community Primary School 190 yards
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Whitstable 1 mile
Westmeads Community Infant School 1.3 miles
Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed Church of England Junior School 1.5 miles
Whitstable Junior School 1.6 miles
St Alphege Church of England Infant School 1.6 miles
Briary Primary School 1.8 miles
Hampton Primary School 1.9 miles
Joy Lane Primary School 2 miles
Herne Bay Infant School 3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is The Community College Whitstable, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
The Community College Whitstable 1.1 miles
Herne Bay High School 2.2 miles
The Archbishop's School 4.6 miles
Spires Academy 5 miles
The Canterbury Academy 5.6 miles
Barton Court Grammar School 5.9 miles
Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School 6.8 miles
Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys 6.9 miles
St Anselm's Catholic School, Canterbury 6.9 miles
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School 7.7 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is Chestfield Medical Centre, approximately 540 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is Swalecliffe Dental Centre, approximately 430 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital, approximately 810 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Swalecliffe Road, Whitstable, CT5 2QA. The nearest is Baldwin J R, approximately 0.8 miles away.

* 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 CT5 2QA

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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 18 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 14.7Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 38.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 6.6Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%

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