East Sussex County Council

Data Themes

Access to services
Community strength and leadership
Community safety
Economy, jobs and prosperity
Education, learning and skills
Environment and climate change
Health and wellbeing

Ways to look at data

Tables, charts and maps
Area Profiles
Division profiles
Published maps
Creating e-mail notifications

About East Sussex

2011 Census
Focus on East Sussex
Pride of Place
Joint Strategic Needs & Asset Assessment (JSNAA)
Deprivation Atlas
Economic Updates
Young People in Education Training & Employment and NEET
COVID-19 statistics
Accessibilty Statement for ESiF
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Welcome to East Sussex in Figures

East Sussex in Figures (ESiF) is a Local Information System that provides the latest statistics on the social, economic and demographic character of East Sussex and its communities.

Are you new to ESiF?

We hope you find ESiF useful.

Formal ESiF training courses have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. However, if you have a specific query regarding accessing or interpreting data on ESiF please email the R&I Team and we will get back to you ASAP.

Archive Latest data

New tables

Shielded patients by age group and gender – new data now available
Covid-19 economic vulnerability index – new data published showing  the number and percentage of jobs and employees at risk because of the Coronavirus crisis
Government grants to small businesses because of Covid-19 – new data now published
Benefit combinations – new table with DWP data showing the number on out of work benefits

Updated tables

Live births by ward, mothers country of birth and age, and fertility rates – 2019 data now available
Claimant Count including JSA and UC – August 2020 data added to all tables
People claiming Universal Credit – August 2020 data now available
Households on Universal Credit – updated for February 2020
ESA and IB claimants – now with February 2020 data
DLA and PIP claimants – updated for February 2020
Housing completions by affordability and land type – data for April 2020 added
Housing commitment by land type and site size – updated for April 2020
Further education skills and achievements – updated for 2018/19
Apprenticeships – updated for 2018/19
Small area population mid-year estimates – now with 2019 data

Area Profiles

Please select your area from the options below.
First enter the name of the area or a full postcode: e.g. Lewes or BN21 3AB

Then select the type of area you want a profile for:

Archive News

There were 4,677 births in the county in 2019, the lowest number since 2002. Almost a quarter of these births were to mothers who were born outside the UK.

In February 2020 there were 32,190 people claiming DLA and PIP because of sickness or a disability in the county.

2,980 started apprenticeships in East Sussex in 2018/19, 170 (6%) more than in the previous year, but 24% fewer than in 2016/17.

In East Sussex, 1,852 new homes were completed in 2019/20, 118 more than in the previous year. This is the highest level of development for at least 18 years.