East Sussex is a county in South East England, located between West Sussex and Kent. It has been a county in its own right since 1865 " Sussex collectively has little more than a police force and a cricket team.
East Sussex has a population of around 527,200. Of these people, 229,200 are in employment (of which 47,200 are self-employed). The median wage for full-time staff who live in East Sussex is £493.80 " somewhat less than the median across Great Britain, and significantly less than the rest of the South East region.
Transport links in East Sussex are mixed. The county has no motorways the main A-roads form part of the radial network which leads to London. Rail links to London are much slower than those in neighbouring Kent, but local bus services are generally thorough and punctual. Recruitment agencies recognise that travel within East Sussex is time consuming.
Police and local health headquarters are located in the county town of Lewes. Brighton and Hove a unitary authority is one of the largest settlements in the region and has a thriving economy. The county has an agricultural history and although its heyday is over, Hastings still supports Britain's largest beach-launched fishing fleet.