Local economic information and data

Access publicly available data on the local economy.

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

Business & IP Centre (BIPC)

Business & IP Centre (BIPC) Brighton & Hove is based at Jubilee Library, Brighton and supports entrepreneurs, start-ups and small to medium businesses across Sussex. It's part of the British Library’s National Network of BIPCs.

It delivers a range of business support including:

  • webinars/workshops
  • one-to-one advice
  • free access to online business databases and business books
  • Intellectual Property (IP) guidance
  • networking opportunities

All of the services provided are free of charge.

Centre for Cities

Centre for Cities produces market reports and an annual benchmark of the 63 largest cities in the UK. Read Centre for Cities' Brighton factsheet.

Community Insight Brighton & Hove

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


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

Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is a national statistics website which provides data on:

  • business, industry and trade
  • the economy
  • employment and the labour market
  • people, population and the community