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.

We are in the process of organising two ESiF training sessions for 2018, one in spring and one in autumn. They will take place at St Marys House in Eastbourne; dates for these sessions will be published when confirmed. Contact ESiF to register an interest.

Archive Latest data

UK business counts: 2017 data now available
Employment: updated BRES data for 2016, by employment status, industry of employment and detailed data for creative industries and public/private sector
National insurance registrations by nationality and age group: 2016 data added
International in-migrant GP registrations: new data for 2016
Households in Fuel Poverty: updated for 2015
Housing completions and commitment: data added for 2016/17
Further education skills and achievements – data for 2016 added
Housing Benefit claimants by employment status and family type – data now available up to May 2017
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – August 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

In 2017 there were around 26,000 local business units in the county, up 1.4%  since the previous year.

There were 187,000 people in employment in 2016, and 37% worked part-time.

In May 2017, there were 35,500 households in the county on Housing Benefit, of whom one quarter were in employment.  This is addition to  the 2,100 households who are now getting Universal Credit with a housing entitlement.

In the year to April 2017, 1,445 new dwellings were built in the county of which 280 were affordable.