Information about Mid Sussex

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Mid Sussex Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Mid Sussex is 152,566 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Mid Sussex is 78,500, and the female population is 74,066. 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 130,971, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 7,972. 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 (73,108), followed by No religion (64,207), 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 (36,299), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (19,835). 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 Mid Sussex area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (44,801), while 29,492 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 47,689 adults have Level 3 education, while 18,511 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Mid Sussex area are

  • Professional occupations (17539)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (13156), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11989)


The average age of people living in Mid Sussex is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (27441), Between 45 to 54 (22418), and Between 35 to 44 (20410). 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 Mid Sussex has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (31,121) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (23,104), and Intermediate occupations (16,412). 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)

Map of Mid Sussex

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Population of Mid Sussex over the years

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Postcodes in Mid Sussex

The postcode district RH, BN are associated with the Mid Sussex, and there are total 9 postcode areas (listed below). The Mid Sussex has a total of 5217 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Mid Sussex
AreaMid Sussex

Ardingly and Balcombe

Ashurst Wood


Burgess Hill Dunstall

Burgess Hill Franklands

Burgess Hill Leylands

Burgess Hill Meeds

Burgess Hill St Andrews

Burgess Hill Victoria

Copthorne and Worth

Crawley Down and Turners Hill


East Grinstead Ashplats

East Grinstead Baldwins

East Grinstead Herontye

East Grinstead Imberhorne

East Grinstead Town


Haywards Heath Ashenground

Haywards Heath Bentswood

Haywards Heath Franklands

Haywards Heath Heath

Haywards Heath Lucastes

High Weald

Hurstpierpoint and Downs


UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East