271,943TOTAL POPULATION
121,193HOUSEHOLDS
5.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£40,040AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
BN2 POSTCODE REGION

Brighton (BN2)

The BN2 postcode area is located in the Brighton postcode town region, within the county of Sussex, and contains a total of 2837 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the BN2 postcode area, including Arundel, Brighton, Eastbourne, Hailsham, Hassocks, Henfield, Hove, Lancing, Lewes, Littlehampton, Newhaven, Peacehaven, Pevensey, Polegate, Seaford, Shoreham-By-Sea, Steyning, Worthing, which come under the local authority of the Brighton and Hove Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 22% of people in BN2 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of BN2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 77%WORKING
  • 23%UNEMPLOYED

23% of people in BN2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 22%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 22% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 81%WHITE
  • 19%NON-WHITE

81% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BN2Sussex

Sussex

The county of Sussex

BN2 is located in the county of Sussex, in England.

Sussex has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

Sussex has a total area of square miles, and a population density of people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

BN2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BN2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Arundel
Brighton
Eastbourne
Hailsham
Hassocks
Henfield
Hove
Lancing
Lewes
Littlehampton
Newhaven
Peacehaven
Pevensey
Polegate
Seaford
Shoreham-By-Sea
Steyning
Worthing
Sussex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBN2
Postal TownBrighton
MSOA NameBrighton and Hove 031
LSOA NameBrighton and Hove 031B
CountySussex
RegionSussex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityBrighton and Hove
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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