Information about Eastbourne

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Eastbourne Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Eastbourne is 101,680 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Eastbourne is 53,157, and the female population is 48,532. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 83,465, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 7,704. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (46,674), followed by No religion (43,919), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (19,705), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,400). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Eastbourne area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (24,041), while 23,696 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 25,210 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,393 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Eastbourne area are

  • Professional occupations (7784)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (6068), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (5138)


The average age of people living in Eastbourne is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (16030), Between 55 to 64 (13470), and Between 45 to 54 (13143). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Eastbourne has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,839) followed by Semi-routine occupations (11,887), and Intermediate occupations (10,483). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Eastbourne over the years

Male Population of Eastbourne over the years
Female Population of Eastbourne over the years
Postcodes in Eastbourne

The postcode district BN are associated with the Eastbourne, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The Eastbourne has a total of 3094 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Eastbourne


Hampden Park



Old Town



St Anthony's


UTLA22East Sussex
RegionSouth East