Business intelligence

West Sussex has a diverse economy, with a range of business sectors and cluster specialisms.

The County Council has access to a number of data sources that can provide you and your business with key facts and figures. You can find important information about the economic profile of the county below.

If you have any queries about the information on this page, please email the Insight and Intelligence team at: insight.team@westsussex.gov.uk.

  • West Sussex Life is an annual report which provides a range of statistics and information about West Sussex.

    View past and present reports.

  • The latest Census of population was in 2011. You can find information on key themes and areas of interest relating to life for residents in West Sussex.

  • West Sussex¬†commercial and residential data provides:

    • Commercial, industrial and leisure land availability data
    • Housing and residential land in West Sussex data.
  • Find information showing relative deprivation at small areas from the most recent deprivation data.

  • The population forecasts, estimates and projections for West Sussex and its districts was undertaken in 2016 and run up to 2036.

  • View the West Sussex Performance Dashboard to see how the County Council is progressing against Our Council Plan.

    Under the Prosperous Place theme, there is some reporting of data around the economy and economic characteristics.

  • A service provided by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), NOMIS gives you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official resources.

  • These reports are a monthly 'snapshot' [add link when page migrated] on the impact of COVID-19 on the West Sussex economy, produced by the County Council's Insights and Economy teams with contributions from partners.

  • Get further information on where to find data and statistics for West Sussex.