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Postal Code RH15 - Burgess Hill, England

Primary CityBurgess Hill
Area of Postal Code RH1517.8 km²
Male Population15,489 (48.6%)
Female Population16,354 (51.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +27.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +13.4%
Median Age41.2 years
Male Median Age40 years
Female Median Age42.3 years
Postal Code ExtensionsRH15 0AA | RH15 0AB | RH15 0AD | RH15 0AE | RH15 0AF | RH15 0AG | RH15 0AH | RH15 0AJ | RH15 0AL | RH15 0AN | More
NeighborhoodsBurgess Hill, Ditchling Common, Town Centre
Local TimeWednesday 7:43 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Coordinates50.956811994005825° / -0.1375055290955297°
Related Postal CodesRH1RH10RH11RH12RH13RH14

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Postal Code RH15 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,405 / km²1,491 / km²1,576 / km²1,787 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

RH15 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 13.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code RH15+27.1%+19.8%+13.4%
Burgess Hill+27.2%+19.5%+13.2%
West Sussex+14.7%+12.5%+9.3%
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 RH15 Median Age

Median Age: 41.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code RH1541.2 years42.3 years40 years
Burgess Hill40.9 years42 years39.8 years
West Sussex43.6 years44.9 years42.2 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code RH15 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 59629541,917
85 Plus237558796
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code RH15 Population Density

Population Density: 1,787 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code RH1531,84317.8 km²1,787 / km²
Burgess Hill31,1129.5 km²3,284 / km²
West Sussex824,5532,028 km²406.6 / 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 RH15 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in RH15
 Town Centre: 39.7%
 Burgess Hill: 21.9%
 Ditchling Common: 4.1%
 Other: 34.2%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in RH15
 Area Code 1444: 79.7%
 Area Code 77: 5.2%
 Other: 15.1%

Business Concentration in Postal Code RH15

RH15 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.4%
 Professional Services: 12.5%
 Home Services: 10.7%
 Industry: 8.4%
 Local Services: 7.2%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Medical: 6.1%
 Other: 28.1%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair314.61.0
Beauty salons324.71.0
Secondary education144.00.4
Loan companies303.80.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets294.10.9
Street vendors264.10.8
Electrical installation204.50.6
General contractors6723 years4.42.1
Other construction294.30.9
Plumbing installation and repair234.40.7
Real estate214.30.7
Construction of buildings2028.2 years4.90.6
Other membership organizations174.20.5
Wholesale of construction supplies164.40.5
Wholesale of machinery4839.7 years4.51.5
Health and medical554.31.7
Advertising and marketing164.20.5
Computer programming, web design1932.3 years4.60.6
Corporate management263.90.8
Specialized design194.90.6
Technical construction services314.41.0
Bars, pubs and taverns204.10.6
Clothing stores204.10.6
Electronics stores5228.7 years4.31.6
Furniture stores214.50.7
Hardware stores4726.7 years4.01.5
Household appliances and goods304.50.9
Office supplies and stationery stores164.50.5
Shopping other3331.6 years3.71.0

Business distribution by price for Postal Code RH15

 Inexpensive: 54.5%
 Moderate: 38.2%
 Expensive: 4.5%
 Very Expensive: 2.7%

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 RH15 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code RH15387,132 t12.2 t21,728 t/km²
Burgess Hill377,861 t12.1 t39,895 t/km²
West Sussex10,983,762 t13.3 t5,416 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 RH15 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)387,132 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.2 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)21,728 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (8)
* 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 PM3.330.4 km10,000 m3km SE of Dorking, United Kingdomusgs.gov
3/3/096:35 AM3.594 km3,500 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
4/28/0712:18 AM4.681.7 km10,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
9/9/9511:20 AM3.356.2 km10,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
6/13/866:04 AM3.298.7 km10,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov
12/2/859:40 AM3.348.7 km13,000 mEngland, United Kingdomusgs.gov

Primary City

Hill is a civil parish and a town primarily located in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, England, close to the border with East Sussex, on the edge of the South Downs National Park. Located 39 mi (63 km) south of London, 10 mi (16 km) north o..  ︎  Burgess Hill Wikipedia Page

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