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Brighton (BN8)

The BN8 postcode area is located in the Brighton postcode town region, within the county of East Sussex, and contains a total of 796 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the BN8 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 Wealden Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 33% of people in BN8 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 BN8 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.



  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in BN8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 33%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 14%DE

According to census records, 33% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BN8East Sussex

East Sussex

The county of East Sussex

BN8 is located in the county of East Sussex, in England.

East Sussex has a total population of 837,000, making it the 29th largest county in the UK.

East Sussex has a total area of 692 square miles, and a population density of 467 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

BN8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BN8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

East Sussex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBN8
Postal TownBrighton
MSOA NameWealden 013
LSOA NameWealden 013B
CountyEast Sussex
RegionEast Sussex
Local AuthorityWealden
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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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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