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

Gross value added and GVA by Industry – 2016 data added
Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 – updated with 2014-16 data
Gatwick airport activity data – now with 2016 data
Housing starts and completions – with the latest 2016/17 data from CLG
Personal insolvencies – updated for 2016
Jobs density – 2016 data added
People claiming Universal Credit – updated with data to Dec 2017
Claimant Count including JSA and Universal Credit – December 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

The East Sussex economy generated £18,866 Gross Value Added (GVA) per head in 2016, up 1.6% since the previous year. This is 71.6% of the UK average. A new briefing on GVA is now available on ESiF.

A child born in East Sussex in 2014-2016 can expect to live to 84.0 years if they are female and 80.3 years if they are male, which is slightly above the national average life expectancy.

In 2016/17 there were 1,020 new dwellings completed in the county, up from 830 the previous year , but lower than the 1,060 completed in 2014/15.

In December 2017 there were 8,167 people claiming Universal Credit (UC) in the county, 38% of whom were in employment. UC has now been rolled out in all districts except Lewes.