16,105TOTAL POPULATION
6,542HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£52,520AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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BN8 POSTCODE REGION

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 112 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.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

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

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 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%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-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.

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

BN8 Electoral Wards

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


Alciston
Arlington
Arlington Reservoir
Ashton Green
Barcombe
Barcombe Cross
Beacon Down
Beddingham
Berwick
Blackboys
Broomham
Broyle Side
Budlett's Common
Burgh Hill
Buxted
Caneheath
Chailey
Chalvington
Chiddingly
Chiltington
Cooksbridge
Cooper's Green
Cross in Hand
Davis's Town
Eason's Green
East Chiltington
East Hoathly
Eckington Corner
Etchingwood
Fletching
Fletching Common
Foxhunt Green
Framfield
Glynde
Glyndebourne
Godleys Green
Golden Cross
Grisling Common
Gun Hill
Hale Green
Halland
Hamsey
Hawkhurst Common
Holmes's Hill
Horsted Green
Iford
Isfield
Kingston near Lewes
Landport
Laughton
Laughton Common
Lewes
Lions Green
Little Horsted
Little Norlington
Lower Dicker
Manor Park
Mark Cross
Mount Ephraim
Mount Pleasant
Muddles Green
Nash Street
Newick
New Town
Norlington
North Chailey
North Common
Offham
Ouse
Palehouse Common
Park Corner
Piltdown
Plumpton
Plumpton Green
Potter's Green
Pound Green
Pounsley
Ridgewood
Ringles Cross
Ringmer
Ripe
Rocks Park
Rodmell
Rose Hill
Roser's Cross
Rushey Green
Selmeston
Sharpsbridge
Shortbridge
Shortgate
South Chailey
Southease
South Malling
Southover
South Street
Spithurst
Terrible Down
Thunder's Hill
Town Littleworth
Trevor Gardens
Uck
Uckfield
Upper Dicker
Upper Wellingham
Waldron
Waldron Down
Wallands Park
West Firle
Whitesmith
Wickstreet
Wilmington Green
Wivelsfield Green
Woodingdean
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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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