If you are thinking of moving to Minster-in-Thanet or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Minster-in-Thanet to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Minster-in-Thanet is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Minster-in-Thanet Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Minster-in-Thanet as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Minster-in-Thanet is also older than the Kent average, making Minster-in-Thanet a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.5%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.2%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.3%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.1%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.7%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.3%||2.5%||2.3%|
Minster-in-Thanet Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Minster-in-Thanet and are from the UK Census of 2011. Minster-in-Thanet has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.
Minster-in-Thanet General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Minster-in-Thanet. The percentage of residents in Minster-in-Thanet rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Minster-in-Thanet rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Minster-in-Thanet is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Minster-in-Thanet Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Minster-in-Thanet has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Minster-in-Thanet Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||5.1%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.6%||8.1%||8.3%|
Minster-in-Thanet Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Minster-in-Thanet are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.9%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4%||5.4%||9.4%|
Minster-in-Thanet Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Minster-in-Thanet come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Minster-in-Thanet is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Minster-in-Thanet than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.4%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.2%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20.9%||12.6%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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