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Gatwick airport activity – updated for 2020
Newhaven port activity – now with 2020 data
Bus journeys – 2020 data added
Estimated traffic flows – updated for 2020
Average speeds on A roads – 2021 data added
Road transport energy consumption – 2020 data added
Carbon dioxide emissions by sector – now with 2020 data
Ultra-low emission vehicles – 2022 data added
Families and Children benefitting from Tax Credits – 2021 data added
Housing starts and completions – DLUHC data added for 2022
Electoral register – 2021 data added
Personal insolvencies – now with 2021 data
Households in fuel poverty – 2020 data added
Personal incomes – updated for 2019
Monthly private rents – 2022 data added
Claimant Count by age, towns and wards (post-2019 and pre-2018) – updated for June 2022
People claiming Universal Credit – June 2022 data added
Weekly deaths from Covid-19 and all causes – now with data for week 30 2022
The first Census 2021 results have now been published. The population of East Sussex was 545,800 in March 2021, which is an increase of 3.6% since the last Census in 2011. A new Briefing analysing the first results from the 2021 Census is now available.
In 2020, per capita CO2 emissions continued to fall in the county, from 3.4t per person in 2019 to 3.0t per person in 2020. Per capita emissions are considerably lower than the national average (4.3t).
Energy consumption from the road transport sector fell by 10.3% in the county between 2019 and 2020, but this was lower than the national fall of 13.1%.
In 2020, one in ten households (9.9%) in East Sussex was fuel poor, compared to 8.2% in 2019, using the new Low Income, Low Energy Efficiency measure of fuel poverty.
In 2022, the average private rent for any property in the county is £850 per month. A three bedroom property costs an average of £1,100 pcm.