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.
Downloading data in ESiF - We are aware that users are experiencing difficulties when downloading data from ESiF. We hope this issue can be addressed in the near future, but in the meantime, if you require ESiF data in Excel format please use this process as a workaround.
Formal ESiF training courses will take place on the mornings of February 10 2022 and March 16 2022. Training will be delivered via MS Teams and is open to anyone who would like to learn more about using ESiF. For further information please follow the links on the relevant training dates.
Renewable electricity generation – new table with data for 2014-2020
Care homes and estimating the self-funding population – new table with data for August 2019-February 2020
High growth businesses – new table with data for 2013-2020
Workplace- and residence-based earnings – 2021 data added
Business demography, New business registration rate and Business survival – updated with 2020 data
Live births by ward, mother’s country of birth and age of mother – now with 2020 data
Employment by industry, public and private sector and employment status – 2020 data added
Employment in creative industries – updated for 2020
Walking and cycling – 2019/20 data added
Housing completions and commitment – updated for 2021
Dwelling stock by tenure – 2020 data added
Benefit combinations – now with May 2021 data
DLA and PIP claimants by age and sex, and ward – updated for May 2021
ESA and IB claimants – updated for May 2021
Universal credit claimants – now with October 2021 data
Universal credit households – updated with August 2021 data
Unemployed claimant data from the Claimant Count – updated for October 2021
Average speeds on A roads – now with 2020 data
Government employment support schemes, and by age and sector – data available for end September 2021
International in-migrant GP registrations – updated for 2020
Journey time data on access to services – all now with 2019 data
Full-time workplace-based earnings in the county rose by 11% in the year to 2021, but are still only 90% of the GB average.
In 2020, there 2,595 new businesses started, 2.0% more than in 2019. A new Economic Briefing with the latest data on the economy and labour market in the county is now available.
There were 4,513 births in the county in 2020, 3.0% fewer than the previous year. 15% of births were to non-UK born mothers.
Nearly 173,500 MWh of renewable energy was generated in the county in 2020, up 5% on the previous year. A new table about renewable energy generation is now available on ESiF.