The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Rother was worth an estimated £1.7 billion in 2019, according to figures published by the ONS. Rother's GDP growth between 2018 and 2019 was 5.0% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Health industry is the largest in Rother based on the number of jobs, accounting for 15.3% of roles in the area.
2019 ONS figures suggest that there are 38,000 jobs in Rother, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 50,972. The 2019 job density in Rother is 0.75, meaning there are 0.75 jobs per member of the Rother working-age population.
Rother had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £29,252 in 2021. Rother's unemployment rate is 8.2% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2019 labour force or working-age population in Rother is 50,972 or 52.7% of the total population.
In 2021, 91.8% of the labour market was recorded as employed, below the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 14.2% are self-employed, and 85.8% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2020 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Rother working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 35.4%, which is below the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 47% of the Rother working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 9% have no qualifications.
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Main page: Rother Salary
The average salary in Rother as of 2021 is £29,252. Between 2020 and 2021, average salaries grew by £2,063. Compare average salaries by area.
Rother's salary growth rate is 7.59% per year based on changes in average salary between 2020 and 2021, which is 7.59% higher than the average salary growth rate in Rother over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2020 show the most common job group in Rother is Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals, accounting for 12% of all roles in the area. In England as a whole, the largest job group is Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals.
The fastest-growing type of job in Rother is Science, Research, Engineering And Technology Profs, with roles increasing 50% between July 2020 and July 2021. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||4,600||11.5%||-23.3%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||4,200||10.5%||-39.1%|
|Elementary Administration & Service Occs||4,100||10.3%||-6.8%|
|Business, Media And Public Service Professionals||2,900||7.3%|
There was a 4% decrease in roles between 2019 and 2020. In England as a whole, there was a 2% decrease.
Based on the total number of jobs, the largest industry in Rother is Health. Other major industries include Accommodation & Food Services, Education, which represents over 10% of roles in Rother.
Financial & Insurance companies make up 8% of the Rother economy that's higher than the average for England as a whole (~3%).
2% of the total jobs in Rother are in Information and Communication, one of the key sectors for the future, below the 5% of jobs in England as a whole.
|Accommodation & Food Services||3,500||11.9%|
The fastest-growing industry in Rother is Property, with jobs in the sector increasing 40% between 2019 and 2020 from 500 to 700. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Rother between 2019 and 2020 was Motor trades, which saw an 25% decrease in roles, going from 800 to 600. In England more broadly the industry with the biggest year on year decline was Arts, entertainment & recreation, with roles decreasing by 8%.
The Information and communication industry includes many of the top companies of the future. In Rother, the number of roles in this sector has fallen by 0% over the past year, below the 1% annual increase seen in England.
2021 UK Business Count data published by the ONS show there are 10 large businesses in Rother, making up 0.2% of total businesses - in England, 0.4% of businesses are large. A large business is defined as having over 250 employees.
There are 50 medium-sized businesses based in Rother, making up 1.2% of total businesses - in England, 1.5% of businesses are medium-sized. A medium-sized business is defined as having between 50 and 249 employees.
There are 305 small businesses based in Rother, making up 7.5% of total businesses - in England, 8.3% of businesses are small. A small business is defined as having between 10 and 49 employees.
Rother's unemployment rate is 8.2% that's 3% higher than the average unemployment rate for England as a whole. Unemployment rates are the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the working-age population.
The main group within the unemployment population is Retired, representing 33.9% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: student, looking after family, other, all of which represent over 10% of the unemployed population.
In England as a whole, students are the main group within the unemployed population, accounting for 28.9% of the unemployed population.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics