Economic data


This page brings together market research and sources of economic intelligence, sector analysis, business and employment data for the City.


Centre for Cities produces market reports and an annual benchmark of the 63 largest cities in the UK - Cities Outlook 2018.  A summary of Cities Outlook 2018 for Brighton & Hove produced by the Economic Development Team at the Council is also available.


Nesta's The State of Small Business report on Brighton & Hove provides an overview of small businesses in the city.


The Brighton & Hove Economic Strategy Working Evidence Base 2017 provides an overview of Brighton & Hove’s economy.


Community Insight Brighton & Hove allows you to find, explore and use a wide range of facts and figures at different geographic levels for Brighton & Hove and the surrounding area.


Tech Nation 2017 provides an analysis of the UK Digital Tech Ecosystem and an overview of the digital cluster in Brighton & Hove.


Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership produce economic assessments of the Coast to Capital region. 


NOMIS is a national statistics website providing labour market data for all Local Authority areas in Great Britain.  Key economic indicators include:

  • The Annual Population Survey has a number of sub-sets but broadly covers employment, unemployment, qualifications, economic activity and inactivity


Office for National Statistics (ONS) is a national statistics website providing data on business, industry and trade, the economy, employment and the labour market and people, population and the community.