17,588TOTAL POPULATION
7,355HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£50,440AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
BN6 POSTCODE REGION

Brighton (BN6)

The BN6 postcode area is located in the Brighton postcode town region, within the county of West Sussex, and contains a total of 766 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the BN6 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 Mid Sussex Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 35% of people in BN6 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 BN6 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in BN6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 35%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 35% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BN6West Sussex

West Sussex

The county of West Sussex

BN6 is located in the county of West Sussex, in England.

West Sussex has a total population of 843,800, making it the 28th largest county in the UK.

West Sussex has a total area of 770 square miles, and a population density of 423 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

BN6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BN6, 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
West Sussex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBN6
Postal TownBrighton
MSOA NameMid Sussex 017
LSOA NameMid Sussex 017C
CountyWest Sussex
RegionWest Sussex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityMid Sussex
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
Browse Postcodes in BN6

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (BN) and estimated address.

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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