Newington, Thanet

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Newington
Newington is located in Kent
Newington
Newington
Newington shown within Kent
Population 5,044 (2011.Ward)[1]
OS grid reference TR365665
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Ramsgate
Postcode district CT12
Dialling code 01843
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°20′46″N 1°23′30″E / 51.3460°N 1.3917°E / 51.3460; 1.3917Coordinates: 51°20′46″N 1°23′30″E / 51.3460°N 1.3917°E / 51.3460; 1.3917

Newington is a suburb in the west of the town of Ramsgate, on the eastern tip of Kent, England.

Demography[edit]

Newington compared
2001 UK Census Newington ward Thanet borough England
Population 5,009 126,702 49,138,831
Foreign born 2.6% 5.1% 9.2%
White 98.8% 97.7% 90.9%
Asian 0.1% 0.9% 4.6%
Black 0.2% 0.3% 2.3%
Christian 67.8% 73.6% 71.7%
Muslim 0.3% 0.5% 3.1%
Hindu 0% 0.2% 1.1%
No religion 21.7% 15.9% 14.6%
Unemployed 6.5% 4.4% 3.3%
Retired 13.2% 17.5% 13.5%

At the 2001 UK census, the Newington electoral ward had a population of 5,009. The ethnicity was 98.8% white, 0.8% mixed race, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% black and 0.1% other. The place of birth of residents was 97.4% United Kingdom, 0.3% Republic of Ireland, 0.8% other Western European countries, and 1.5% elsewhere. Religion was recorded as 67.8% Christian, 0.1% Buddhist, 0% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, and 0.3% Muslim. 21.7% were recorded as having no religion, 0.2% had an alternative religion and 9.8% did not state their religion.[2]

The economic activity of residents aged 16–74 was 32.4% in full-time employment, 13.2% in part-time employment, 4% self-employed, 6.5% unemployed, 2.5% students with jobs, 3.2% students without jobs, 13.2% retired, 12.3% looking after home or family, 8.9% permanently sick or disabled and 3.9% economically inactive for other reasons. The industry of employment of residents was 20.4% retail, 17.7% manufacturing, 10% construction, 8.7% real estate, 11.9% health and social work, 6.8% education, 8.8% transport and communications, 3.2% public administration, 5.2% hotels and restaurants, 1.1% finance, 1.5% agriculture and 4.7% other. Compared with national figures, the ward had a relatively high proportion of workers in retail, construction, transport and communications. There were a relatively low proportion in finance, public administration and real estate. Of the ward's residents aged 16–74, 4.8% had a higher education qualification or the equivalent, compared with 19.9% nationwide.[2]

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