East Sussex County Council

Data Themes

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

Ways to look at data

Tables, charts and maps
Surveys
Area Profiles
Division profiles
Publications
Published maps

About East Sussex

2011 Census
Focus on East Sussex
Pride of Place
Joint Strategic Needs & Asset Assessment (JSNAA)
Tourism
Deprivation Atlas
Economic Updates
Equalities
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 sessions are on Tuesday 15th October 2019 and Tuesday 24th March 2020. They are morning events that take place at the East Sussex Training and Development Centre, St Mary's House, Eastbourne and are open to anyone (ESCC, Districts, Health, Voluntary Sector etc.) who would like 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

Updated tables:
Dwelling-led Population projections and Dependency ratio projections – new 2017-based projections available to 2032
Also new 2017-based, dwelling-led projections for: Households, including size and type, Workforce, Disability and Limiting Long-Term Illness
National Insurance registrations by nationality and age group – data added for 2018
International in-migrant GP registrations – 2017 data added
Life expectancy at birth and age 65 – updated for 2015-17
Claimant count by ward, age and towns – April 2019 data added for all tables
Children living in poverty – All tables now with 2016 data
Families benefiting from and children in families with tax credits – updated for 2018
People on Universal Credit – now with March 2019 data
Disability Living Allowance and PIP claimants, by age and ward – data now up to November 2018
ESA and IB claimants – table updated for Nov 2018 and with new rate added
Recorded crime – 2017 data added
Household waste arising and per head – 2017 and 2018 data added
Road casualties – 2018 data added to all tables
Quarterly average house prices – updated for Q4 2018
House price index – February 2019 data now available
Monthly private rents – 2018 data added
LA and PRP rents – now with 2018 data
Housing affordability ratios – updated for 2018
Gas and Electricity consumption at small areas – 2017 data added
Qualification of working age – 2018 data now available
Personal insolvencies – 2017 data added
Personal Incomes – updated for 2017
Teenage pregnancy and in under 16s – updated with latest available data
Unemployment estimates and Economic activity tables – December 2018 data now available
Electoral register – 2018 data added
Average speeds on A roads – now with 2018 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

Between 2017 and 2032, the population of East Sussex is projected to increase by more than 55,000 to 607,000. While there will be a large rise in the number of those aged 60+, the number of people under 60 will fall. A new Briefing analyses the results.


In 2018, the number of foreign nationals registering for National Insurance fell to its lowest level since 2013, with just over 2,100 people registering.

For the period 2015-17, average life expectancy in the county was 83.9 years for women and 80.2 years for men, but both these figures are 0.1 years lower than for 2014-16.

The average price of a home in East Sussex is now 9.7 times the average wage, with this ratio highest in Lewes 11.2.