Brighton and Hove Population 2021:- Brighton and Hove is a city and unitary authority in East Sussex, England. It is comprised primarily of the settlements of Brighton and Hove, alongside neighbouring villages.
The City of Brighton and Hove is England’s most populous seaside resort, as well as the most populous urban area in South East England. It is administered by Brighton and Hove City Council, which is currently in Green minority control.
In 1997, as part of local government reform, the districts merged to form a Borough of Brighton and Hove, and this unitary authority was granted city status in 2000.
Brighton and Hove Population
To know the actual Population of Brighton and Hove 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 247,817
- 2011:- 273,369
- Brighton and Hove Population 2021:- 298,885 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Brighton and Hove 2021 according to the estimates is 298,885.
According to the 2011 census, The population of Brighton and Hove was 273,369 persons, 50% male and 50% female.
The 2011 census found the ethnic composition of Brighton and Hove to be 89.1% white (80.5% white British, 1.4% white Irish, 7.1% other white), 4.1% Asian (1.1% Chinese, 1.1% Indian, 0.5% Bangladeshi, 1.2% other Asian), 3.8% mixed race (1.5% mixed black/white, 1.2% mixed white/Asian, 1.0% other mix), 1.5% black and 0.8% Arab.
As of 2017, the Brighton and Hove district has an estimated population of 290,885 residents. It is ranked the 45th most populous district in England.
Brighton has long had an LGBT-friendly history. In a 2014 estimate, 15% of the Brighton’s population aged 16 or over is thought to be lesbian, gay or bisexual. Brighton also had the highest percentage of same-sex households in the UK in 2004.
According to the 2011 census, religious composition to be 42.90% Christian, 42.42% non-religious, 2.23% Muslim, 1.00% Buddhist, 0.98% Jewish. 1.66% were adherents of some other religion, while 8.81% did not state their religion. Brighton has been described as the UK’s most “Godless” city. Brighton is identified as one of the least religious places in the UK.
Brighton and Hove’s economy is service-based with a strong emphasis on creative, digital and electronic technologies. Tourism and entertainment are important sectors for the City, which has many hotels and amusements.
Brighton has been an important centre for commerce and employment since the 18th century. Brighton is home to several major companies, some of which employ thousands of people locally; as a retail centre it is of regional importance; creative, digital and new media businesses are increasingly significant.
Brighton and Hove’s tourism industry employs 20,000 people directly or indirectly. In the past couple of years, tourists to Brighton and Hove have fallen in numbers.
Major employers include American Express, Lloyds Bank, Legal & General, Asda, Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company and call-centre operator Inkfish.
Brighton has a high density of businesses involved in the media sector, particularly digital or “new media”, and since the 1990s has been referred to as “Silicon Beach”. Brandwatch is a social media monitoring company based in offices near Brighton station. The Gamer Network, whose portfolio of websites relating to computer gaming and creative industries was founded in 1999, is based in Brighton.