The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Rother was worth an estimated £1.6 billion in 2020, according to figures published by the ONS. Rother's GDP growth between 2019 and 2020 was -1.1% per year. Compare GDP by area.
The Health industry is the largest in Rother based on the number of jobs, accounting for 14.8% of roles in the area.
2020 ONS figures suggest that there are 35,000 jobs in Rother, which has a working-age (aged 16-65) population of 50,359. The 2020 job density in Rother is 0.70, meaning there are 0.70 jobs per member of the Rother working-age population.
Rother had a mean average salary for full-time employees of £34,785 in 2022. Rother's unemployment rate is 8.3% as of 2021. Compare unemployment rate by area.
The 2020 labour force or working-age population in Rother is 50,359 or 53.9% of the total population.
In 2022, 91.7% of the labour market was recorded as employed, below the 94.8% average rate for England. Of those employed, 25.0% are self-employed, and 75.0% are employees.
The Annual Population Survey for 2021 published by the ONS reports the percentage of the Rother working-age (aged 16-64) population who have a degree or higher is 37.8%, which is below the 42.8% degree qualification rate for England.
Over 58% of the Rother working-age population have at least 2 A-levels (or equivalent), and 11% have no qualifications.
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The average salary in Rother as of 2022 is £34,785. Between 2021 and 2022, average salaries grew by £5,533. Compare average salaries by area.
Rother's salary growth rate is 18.91% per year based on changes in average salary between 2021 and 2022, which is 18.91% higher than the average salary growth rate in Rother over the past 9 years.
Business data published by the ONS in 2021 show the most common job group in Rother is Elementary Administration & Service Occs, accounting for 13% 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, Engineering And Technology Associate Profs, with roles increasing 88% between July 2021 and July 2022. In England, the fastest-growing type of role is Corporate Managers And Directors.
|Elementary Administration & Service Occs||4,500||12.6%||9.8%|
|Business & Public Service Assoc. Professionals||4,400||12.3%||-4.3%|
|Caring Personal Service Occupations||3,800||10.6%||-9.5%|
|Science, Engineering And Technology Associate Profs||3,200||9.0%||88.2%|
|Teaching And Educational Professionals||2,900||8.1%||81.3%|
There was a 3% increase in roles between 2020 and 2021. In England as a whole, there was a 3% decrease.
Based on the total number of jobs, the largest industry in Rother is Health. Other major industries include Retail, Accommodation & Food Services, 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%).
1% 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||4,000||13.1%|
|Financial & Insurance||2,500||8.2%|
The fastest-growing industry in Rother is Retail, with jobs in the sector increasing 40% between 2020 and 2021 from 2,500 to 3,500. In England more broadly the fastest-growing industry is Healthcare.
The industry with the biggest decline in Rother between 2020 and 2021 was Agriculture, forestry & fishing, which saw an 17% decrease in roles, going from 1,500 to 1,250. 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 10% over the past year, below the 1% annual increase seen in England.
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2022 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 320 small businesses based in Rother, making up 7.6% 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 8.3% 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 Other, representing 51.0% of the unemployed population.
Secondary classifications include groups: long-term sick, retired, 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 2022. Data sources: ONS Local statistics