Authority → East Sussex

East Sussex Population

Here are the latest population statistics on East Sussex in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

546,900

Population

6.9%

Unqualified

4.0%

Unemployment

£30,129

Salary

£388,787

Property

Quick answer: East Sussex is a local authority in England. The population of East Sussex is 546,900. The population per square mile of East Sussex is 790. The average salary in East Sussex is £30,129 per year. The average property price in East Sussex is £388,787.


Books about East Sussex: Numerous fiction and non-fiction books have been produced about the rich history of East Sussex. Here is a link to some of the books about East Sussex.


East Sussex Demographics


The population of East Sussex is 546,900. The population per square mile of East Sussex is 790. The population has decreased by 12,000 in the past year. The population has increased by 119,300 since 1981.


There are more females in East Sussex. They account for 52.0% of the population.


East Sussex Employment


76.3% of the people in East Sussex are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in East Sussex is 4.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


East Sussex Student Population


The student population of East Sussex is 10,200. Students account for 15.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.0% of the people in East Sussex have an NVQ1 qualification. 75.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 57.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.9% of the people in East Sussex have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


East Sussex Economy


There are 23,185 businesses in East Sussex. 90.7% are micro businesses. 7.9% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in East Sussex are human health and social work activities businesses.


East Sussex Salary


The average salary in East Sussex is £30,129 per year. Males earn 4.8% more.


Salaries in East Sussex are 9.75% less than the national average of £33,384.


East Sussex Property


The average property price in East Sussex is £388,787. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in East Sussex: £624,850 for detached houses. £404,907 for semi-detached houses. £323,523 for terrace houses. £201,867 for flats.