Authority → Thanet

Thanet Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Thanet in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

140,700

Population

9.8%

Unqualified

4.1%

Unemployment

£28,075

Salary

£350,236

Property

Quick answer: Thanet is a local authority in England. The population of Thanet is 140,700. The population per square mile of Thanet is 3,528. The average salary in Thanet is £28,075 per year. The average property price in Thanet is £350,236.


Books about Thanet: Numerous fiction and non-fiction books have been produced about the rich history of Thanet. Here is a link to some of the books about Thanet.


Thanet Demographics


The population of Thanet is 140,700. The population per square mile of Thanet is 3,528. The population has decreased by 800 in the past year. The population has increased by 18,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Thanet. They account for 51.9% of the population.


Thanet Employment


70.3% of the people in Thanet are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Thanet is 4.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Thanet Student Population


The student population of Thanet is 4,800. Students account for 22.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.0% of the people in Thanet have an NVQ1 qualification. 84.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.8% of the people in Thanet have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Thanet Economy


There are 4,380 businesses in Thanet. 90.2% are micro businesses. 8.3% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Thanet are human health and social work activities businesses.


Thanet Salary


The average salary in Thanet is £28,075 per year. Females earn 6.0% more.


Salaries in Thanet are 15.90% less than the national average of £33,384.


Thanet Property


The average property price in Thanet is £350,236. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Thanet: £544,477 for detached houses. £372,402 for semi-detached houses. £294,256 for terrace houses. £189,808 for flats.