West Sussex population statistics

In 2019, there were 864k residents in West Sussex county with an average age of 43.3 years. Population density was 434 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 14.1% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.8 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.34 residents per household in 2011.

864k

total residents
estimates 2019

43.3

average age
estimates 2019

434

population density
estimates 2019

2.34

residents per household
Census 2011

West Sussex population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

West Sussex population density map

West Sussex population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

West Sussex population average age map

West Sussex population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

West Sussex population growth

West Sussex births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

West Sussex births and deaths

West Sussex population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2019. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

West Sussex population pyramid by year

West Sussex population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2019.

West Sussex population share by decade of age by year

West Sussex working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2019.

West Sussex working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15158k18.3%19.1%
16-64507k58.7%62.3%
65+199k23.0%18.5%

West Sussex average age rank

Comparison of counties average ages, 2019 population estimates.

43.3

West Sussex
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
West Sussex average age rank by year

West Sussex population average age

Annual area statistics of West Sussex's population average age compared to country statistics.

West Sussex population average age by year

West Sussex residential areas map

Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

West Sussex residential areas map

Other reports for West Sussex county

population changes

crime statistics

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

home energy certificates

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