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
Division profiles
Published maps
Creating e-mail notifications

About East Sussex

2011 Census
Focus on East Sussex
Pride of Place
Joint Strategic Needs & Asset Assessment (JSNAA)
Deprivation Atlas
Economic Updates
Young People in Education Training & Employment and NEET
COVID-19 statistics
Accessibilty Statement for ESiF
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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.

Formal ESiF training courses have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. However, if you have a specific query regarding accessing or interpreting data on ESiF please email the R&I Team and we will get back to you ASAP.

Archive Latest data

New tables:
Weekly deaths from COVID-19 and all causes – new table with data to week 3 2021
Support needs of homeless households – new table with data to 2020

Updated tables:
Domestic consumption of fuels – updated for 2019
Gas and electricity consumption – updated for 2019
Energy consumption totals – 2018 data added
Fuel consumption by household income, property type, size and tenure – 2018 data added
Road transport energy consumption – 2018 data added
Estimated traffic flows – 2019 data added
Walking and cycling – updated for 2018/19
Average speeds on A roads – 2019 data added
Dwelling stock by council tax band – now with 2020 data
Homeless assessments, Main duty acceptances, Prevention and Relief duty outcomes – 2020 data added
Average and lower quartile house prices for LSOAs and now for new (2019) wards – Q2 2020 data added
House price index – data added up to September 2020
Mortgage and landlord possessions – Q3 2020 data added
Personal insolvencies – updated for 2019
Recorded crime by key offences – 2020 data added
Government employment support schemes – now with data to 31 December 2020
Claimant count by (pre 2018) ward, age and towns – updated for December 2020
Alternative claimant count by ward and age group – updated for December 2020
People claiming Universal Credit – updated for December 2020
Disability Living Allowance and PIP claimants – now with data to May 2020
Deaths by ward – updated for 2019

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

There were 169 deaths in the county where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate in the week to 22 January 2021, a slight drop compared to 185 the previous week.  Weekly deaths from all causes and COVID-19 are now published on ESiF and will be updated regularly.

There were 19,570 people claiming Universal Credit or JSA in the county because they were unemployed and searching for work in December 2020, 6.2% of the working age population. A new briefing on Unemployment in the county is now available.

Overall domestic fuel consumption in East Sussex has been falling, with households using 7.8% less electricity in 2019 than in 2014, although gas consumption has remained stable over the 5 years.

While overall traffic flows in the county rose slightly in the year to 2019, the proportion of adults doing any walking or cycling at least once a week rose from 71% to 75% in the same year.

Over half of the 3,115 households in East Sussex who were owed a duty to get help with homelessness from their local authority had at least one support need, with mental health problems being most frequent support need cited by clients, accounting for around half of all needs specified. A new table is now available in ESiF with support needs data.