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Hussar Hotel, Garlinge - - 743987.jpg
Hussar Hotel, Garlinge, on the junction of High Street and the A28 Canterbury Road
Garlinge is located in Kent
Location within Kent
Population4,849 (Garlinge ward 2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTR335697
• London65 mi (105 km)
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMARGATE
Postcode districtCT9
Dialling code01843
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°22′41″N 1°21′24″E / 51.378050°N 1.356590°E / 51.378050; 1.356590Coordinates: 51°22′41″N 1°21′24″E / 51.378050°N 1.356590°E / 51.378050; 1.356590

Garlinge is a village in the suburbs of Margate in Kent, United Kingdom, situated 1 12 miles (2.4 km) southwest of the centre of the town. It is in the Thanet local government district. There is a small selection of shops in the village: newsagent/off-licence, two hairdressers, bakery/cafe, computer shop, pharmacy, a petrol station (with ATMs and a retail outlet), a mini supermarket/post office and two car workshops. There is a fish and chip shop and an Indian and Chinese take away and an Indian restaurant/take-away. The village has two pubs - the Rodney on the High Street and the Hussar on Canterbury Road - the latter serves meals and has accommodation.


Garlinge compared
2001 UK Census Garlinge ward Thanet borough England
Population 4,858 126,702 49,138,831
Foreign born 3.4% 5.1% 9.2%
White 98.8% 97.7% 90.9%
Unemployed 3.9% 4.4% 3.3%
Retired 16.7% 17.5% 13.5%

At the 2001 UK census, the Garlinge electoral ward had a population of 4,858. The ethnicity was 98.8% white, 0.6% mixed race, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% black and 0.2% other. The place of birth of residents was 96.6% United Kingdom, 0.6% Republic of Ireland, 1.1% other Western European countries, and 1.7% elsewhere. Religion was recorded as 76.3% Christian, 0.2% Buddhist, 0% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, and 0.1% Muslim. 13.8% were recorded as having no religion, 0.2% had an alternative religion and 9.1% did not state their religion.[2]

The economic activity of residents aged 16–74 was 34.5% in full-time employment, 13.5% in part-time employment, 8.4% self-employed, 3.9% unemployed, 2.8% students with jobs, 3.6% students without jobs, 16.7% retired, 8.4% looking after home or family, 5.7% permanently sick or disabled and 2.6% economically inactive for other reasons. The industry of employment of residents was 15.9% retail, 13.7% manufacturing, 9.9% construction, 9.5% real estate, 14.3% health and social work, 9.3% education, 7.9% transport and communications, 4.7% public administration, 4.6% hotels and restaurants, 2.2% finance, 1.6% agriculture and 6.4% other. Compared with national figures, the ward had a relatively high proportion of workers in construction, education, and health and social work. There were a relatively low proportion in real estate and finance. Of the ward's residents aged 16–74, 9.3% had a higher education qualification or the equivalent, compared with 19.9% nationwide.[2]


  1. ^ "Margate ward population 2011". Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Neighbourhood Statistics". Retrieved 26 February 2008.

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