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

New cubes:
Median age by LSOA – new cube with data for 2002-2017
Alternative claimant count – a new dataset with data from 2013-2017
Bus Journeys – new table with data from DfT for 2009-2018 

Updated cubes:
Employment by occupation, residence- and workplace-based – updated for September 2018
Unemployment estimates – updated for September 2018
Economic activity and inactivity – updated for September 2018
Sub-regional productivity – data added for 2017
Jobs density – now with 2017 data
Estimated traffic flows by vehicle type – data added for 2017
Gatwick airport and Newhaven port passenger and freight movements – 2017 data added
Walking and cycling – now with 2016/17 data
Carbon dioxide emissions by sector - updated for 2016
Road transport energy consumption – updated for 2016
Births and deaths – data now available in all cubes for 2017
People claiming Universal Credit – January 2019 data added
Households on Universal Credit – updated with November 2018 data
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – January 2019 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

Results of the East Sussex Business survey 2018 are now available.  There are 7 theme papers: Employees; Markets and Business Advice; Finance; Transport; Energy; Business Accommodation; Skills.


In 2016, CO2 emissions in the county fell to 2,088 kt, from 2,193 kt the previous year, a fall of 5.6%.  However, emissions from Road Transport increased by 1.5%.

There were 16.4 million bus journeys in the county in 2017/18, but this is 23% lower than in 2012/13.

The percentage of adults in the county who walk for 10 minutes at least once a week for any purpose fell marginally last year, to 69%.  However cycling rates increased, with 10% of adults cycling at least once a week.

The median age in the LSOA Eastbourne 12B, in Meads ward, is 70.8 years, the highest in the country. A new table with median ages by LSOA has now been published on ESiF.