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
Published maps

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
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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. Please contact us if you have any comments, queries or suggestions.

The next formal ESiF training session will take place on Thursday 21st March 2019. This is a morning event taking place at the East Sussex Training and Development Centre, St Mary's House, Eastbourne.  It is open to anyone (ESCC, Districts, Health, Voluntary Sector etc.) who wants to learn about how to get the most out of the data and resources in ESiF.  Please contact ESCC Personnel and Training if you would like to register an interest in attending or require more details.

Archive Latest data

Housing completions by land type and affordability – New data added for 2017/18
Housing commitment land type and site size –housing planned as at April 2018
Ward level median and lower quartile house prices – updated to Q1 2018
Household estimates and projections – latest ONS trend-based data released for 2016 – 2041
Households on the local authority housing waiting list – 2017 data added
Total energy consumption and Gas and electricity consumption – now with 2016 data
Business data for enterprises and local units – 2018 data added
Employment status, Industry of employment and Employment in the private and public sector – updated with 2017 data
Creative businesses – updated for 2018
Creative employment – updated for 2017
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – August 2018 data added to all tables
People on Universal Credit (UC)– August 2018 data added
Economically active and inactive population and Unemployment estimates – data added for March 2018

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

1,316 new homes were completed in the county in the year to April 2018, 9% fewer than last year.  17% of these were ‘affordable’, and more than half (53%) were on previously developed sites.

The average dwelling costs £274,000 in the county, 17% higher than the national average.  Median house prices rose by 5% in the year to January 2018, and are 1/3 higher than in 2013.

The amount of energy used in the county fell by 0.7% in the year to 2016, and is 11% lower than in 2006.  41%  of energy used is domestic.

The number of business enterprises grew by 50, or 0.2%, in the year to 2018.  Numbers are now 11% higher than 10 years ago.

In 2017, there were 181,000 employees in East Sussex , of whom 37.5% were part-time. There was no change in the total number of employees from 2016.