Canterbury

Canterbury Generic picture - local photo yet to be supplied by the Council
 

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Canterbury

 

Location: South East

Population: 162,400 (2016)

Interesting fact: There have been 105 Archbishops of Canterbury since 597 compared with 203 Popes

 

Canterbury

Canterbury is a member of the Rural Services Network and falls
under the branch of our service called the Rural Assembly.
A list of all the Rural Assembly members can be found here.

 


Canterbury Information

Phone number
01227 862000
Website
www.canterbury.gov.uk
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)
South East
Frequency of elections
Elections are of whole council
Number of councillors
39
Political composition
Conservative Party - 31
Liberal Democrats - 3
Labour - 3
UKIP - 2
MPs
Canterbury and Whitstable - Julian Brazier (Conservative)
North Thanet - Sir Roger Gale (Conservative)
Decision making structure
Leader and a Cabinet
Population change
Population change
One Year Population Change
+ 1.5%
Ten Year Population Change
+ 12.7%
Police Authority
Kent Police Authority
Fire Service
Kent fire and Rescue Service
Health Authority
South East Coast Strategic Health Authority
Area
30,883 Hectares
Rural Output Areas
84 rural OAs from 471 OAs in total
Audited by
Southern Region (Audit Commission)
Rural Classification (Defra)
Urban with City and Town
Population by Area- (Density)
5.26 people per hectare
Number of Parishes
26
Number of Parish Meetings
0
Number of Parish Councils
25
Number of Town Councils
1
Average house price
£245,000 (Median price paid by local authority, year ending Q4-2015 - provided by UK HPI data published by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2016)
Outsourced Services
Information yet to be supplied
Average age of population
40.0 (2011 Census data)
Main Towns / Cities
Canterbury, Fordwich, Herne Bay, Whitstable
Unemployment rate
0.9% (JSA claimants for August 2017)
Current Council Tax
(amount reported is the amount received by the Council - no other services are included)
2014/2015 Council Tax - £185.67
2015/2016 Council Tax - £189.36
2016/2017 Council Tax - £194.31
2017/2018 Council Tax - £199.26

Percentage of households socially rented from council or local authority
8.3% (2011 Census data)
Percentage of population who have reported they are in very good health
46.8% (2011 Census data)
Percentage of population which provides unpaid care
10.3% (2011 Census data)
Employment by Occupation
Percentage of people aged 16 and over who are in Social Major Group 1-3
55.0% (ONS annual population survey - April 15-March 16)
Average annual wage for full time employees
  1. 2014 Workplaced Based Median - £25,145
    2015 Workplaced Based Median - £25,404
  2. 2014 Workplaced Based Mean - £30,318
    2015 Workplaced Based Mean - £31,018
  3. 2014 Resident Based Median - £29,871
    2015 Resident Based Median - £32,349
  4. 2014 Resident Based Mean - £35,077
    2015 Resident Based Mean - £37,605
Percentage of those employed in full time employment
31.2% (2011 Census data)
Cars or vans owned per household
(2011 Census data)
No cars or vans - 22.9%
1 car or van - 43.6%
2 cars or vans - 25.6%
3 cars or vans - 5.7%
4 or more cars and vans - 2.1%
Local Newspapers
Information yet to be supplied
National Park/AONBs
Kent Downs (AONB)

2015 English Indices of Deprivation analysis toolDeprivation

(Produced by Oxfordshire County Council)

The Research & Intelligence Unit of Oxfordshire County Council have produced an interactive tool that present the 2015 English Indices of Deprivation on a map of England to make it easier to explore the data for your areas of interest, and have kindly made this tool available to members of the Rural Services Network.

The analysis works through your web browser, and can be accessed for Canterbury here

(All factual information on these pages is updated annually by the RSN)
(Information given via links will however be updated as new information becomes available)

 

 

Marion Cotillard