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Postal Code BN8 - United Kingdom

Area of Postal Code BN8179.4 km²
Male Population7,964 (48.8%)
Female Population8,345 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +12%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +8.1%
Median Age45.9 years
Male Median Age44.8 years
Female Median Age47 years
Postal Code ExtensionsBN8 4AA | BN8 4AB | BN8 4AD | BN8 4AE | BN8 4AF | BN8 4AG | BN8 4AH | BN8 4AJ | BN8 4AL | BN8 4AN | More
Associated CitiesLewes | Ringmer | More
NeighborhoodsBarcombe, East Hoathly, Laughton, Newick, North Chailey, Ringmer, South Chailey, West Firle
Local TimeWednesday 10:27 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Coordinates50.90103370074715° / 0.051806209183385694°
Related Postal CodesBN5BN50BN6BN7BN88BN9

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Postal Code BN8 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density81.2 / km²81.9 / km²84.1 / km²90.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

BN8 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code BN8+12%+11%+8.1%
East Sussex+19.1%+15.2%+10.8%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BN8 Median Age

Median Age: 45.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code BN845.9 years47 years44.8 years
Ringmer48 years50.1 years45.8 years
East Sussex42 years43.2 years40.8 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BN8 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5464387852
85 Plus167296464
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BN8 Population Density

Population Density: 90.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code BN816,309179.4 km²90.9 / km²
Ringmer4,88526 km²188.2 / km²
East Sussex819,6431,810.8 km²452.7 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BN8 Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in BN8
 Ringmer: 25.6%
 Newick: 16.3%
 East Hoathly: 7.7%
 Barcombe: 6.5%
 North Chailey: 6%
 South Chailey: 5.5%
 Laughton: 5.3%
 Other: 27.3%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in BN8
 Area Code 1273: 41.3%
 Area Code 1825: 29.2%
 Area Code 1323: 7.5%
 Area Code 77: 6.4%
 Area Code 78: 5.3%
 Other: 10.3%

Business Concentration in Postal Code BN8

BN8 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17%
 Industry: 11.6%
 Professional Services: 11.4%
 Home Services: 9.8%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.3%
 Restaurants: 6.1%
 Local Services: 6%
 Food: 5.6%
 Medical: 5%
 Other: 21.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair194.51.2
Public administration84.50.5
Primary and elementary schools94.60.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets524.53.2
Electrical installation135.00.8
General contractors3823.3 years4.52.3
Kitchen and bath cabinets and remodel90.6
Other construction154.00.9
Real estate144.40.9
Bed and breakfasts154.10.9
Hotels and motels113.90.7
Other accommodation324.12.0
Construction of buildings154.60.9
Tractors and farm equipment384.32.3
Wholesale of machinery133.50.8
Health and medical214.91.3
Animal and pet stores114.60.7
Post offices124.30.7
Specialized design90.6
Technical construction services134.60.8
Bars, pubs and taverns214.31.3
Bridal shops84.60.5
Clothing stores84.90.5
Electronics stores110.7
Furniture stores93.90.6
Household appliances and goods214.51.3
Nurseries and garden supplies94.40.6
Shopping other154.30.9
Sports clubs84.20.5

Business distribution by price for Postal Code BN8

 Inexpensive: 41.5%
 Moderate: 41.5%
 Very Expensive: 12.2%
 Expensive: 4.9%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code BN8 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code BN8204,534 t12.5 t1,140 t/km²
Ringmer61,352 t12.6 t2,364 t/km²
East Sussex10,849,840 t13.2 t5,991 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code BN8 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)204,534 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,140 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
2/26/197:42 PM3.342.3 km10,000 m3km SE of Dorking, United
3/3/096:35 AM3.582.6 km3,500 mEngland, United
4/28/0712:18 AM4.670.2 km10,000 mEngland, United
10/6/999:26 AM4.694.8 km1,000 mEnglish
1/27/9812:36 AM3.892.6 km2,000
2/13/976:31 AM3.292.6 km5,000
9/9/9511:20 AM3.367.3 km10,000 mEngland, United
6/13/866:04 AM3.293.1 km10,000 mEngland, United
12/2/859:40 AM3.363.4 km13,000 mEngland, United

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