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 4

East Sussex in Figures (ESiF) is a website that provides the latest statistics on the social, economic and demographic character of East Sussex and its communities.

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We hope you find ESiF useful. Please contact us if you have any comments, queries or suggestions.

ESiF training will take place on April 20th and October 10th 2017 at the ESCC training centre in Eastbourne. Further details and joining instructions are available here.

Archive Latest data

Latest earnings data by residence and workplace: 2016 data added
New Business Demography data – updated with 2015 data
Claimants of out-of-work benefits – May 2016 data added
Disability Living Allowance claimants – May 2016 data added
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – November

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

Gross annual average (median) pay for full-time employees resident in the county is £27,300 in 2016, marginally lower than £27,500 in 2015.

Jobs in the county pay less at £25,000pa, and this is also lower than in 2015.

The number of active businesses continues to rise, to 23,350 in 2015. There were 2,790 new business starts, up 9% on 2014.

In May 2016 there were 27,100 people claiming out of work benefits in the county, three quarters of whom are claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or incapacity benefits.