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)
View an interactive map of deprivation in East Sussex
East Sussex County Council workforce characteristics
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.

Two ESiF training sessions have been organised for 2018, the first on the 6th April and the second on 15th October. They will take place at St Marys House in Eastbourne between 09:00 and 13:00. Contact ESCC Personnel and Training for further details and to book a place.

Archive Latest data

Workplace-based and residence-based earnings – updated with 2017 data
CO2 emissions by sector – 2014 and 2015 data added
Business demography, New business registration rate and Business survival – updated for 2016
Economic activity – data added for June 2017
Tax credits data for families and children – 2016 data added
Dwelling stock by council tax band – updated for 2017
Disability Living Allowance by ward, and age and gender – data added for May 2017
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – November 2017 data added to all tables

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 23,880 active businesses in the county in 2016, and 2,590 new businesses started. However, this was 7% fewer start-ups than in 2015.

In 2017, average full-time pay rose to £497 per week for jobs based in the county.  This was 1.5% higher than in 2016, but 10.7% lower than England as a whole.

CO2 emissions fell from 4.6 to 4.4 tonnes per person in the county in 2015.  This is lower than the national (5.6) and regional (5.4) rates of emission.

Between 2012 and 2017, the county’s dwelling stock grew by 6,850 dwellings, or 2.8%, while the population grew by 3.9% between 2011 and 2016.