Thanet Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Thanet was 134,186 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.
The average age of people in Thanet is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.
89.0% of people living in Thanet were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe.
95.4% of people living in Thanet speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Slovak, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese.
The religious make up of Thanet is 61.4% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.
9,939 people did not state a religion. 538 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 11 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
43.4% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 9,261 widowed people living in Thanet.
The top occupations listed by people in Thanet are Professional 14.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.5%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary 11.9%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.7%.
Browse for Thanet Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Thanet Areas
- 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
- 2011 Census United Kingdom