Population

96,716

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Population Density

190 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.66%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

509 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.61

Birth rate

7.1

Death rate

14.5

internal migration

1.1%

international migration

0.3%

The **population of Rother is 96,716** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Rother to be 98,001**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Rother grew by an estimated 636 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,987. Compare population by area.

Rother's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.7%, which is 0.1% lower than the average population growth rate in Rother for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.7%).

Rother covers an area of 509 square kilometres (197 square miles) and has a population density of 190 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 12 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Rother's population of 96,716 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Rother is the 127th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Rother's population growth rate of 0.66% is 0.19% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Rother is the 67th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Rother's population density of 190 people per km
^{2}is 244 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Rother is the 129th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Rother was 1,084, and net international migration into Rother was 244.

Rother's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Rother if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.61, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.1, led to population increases of 685 during the year, and Rother's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 14.5 resulted in a 1,393 population decrease. In total, a net 708 person natural decrease.

- Rother's fertility rate of 1.61 is 0.02 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Rother's birth rate of 7.1 births per thousand people is 3.6 lower than England's birth rate, and Rother's death rate or mortality rate of 14.5 people per thousand is 4.5 higher than England's death rate
- Rother's annual net international migration rate of 0.25% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 643 in 2011 to a net 1,084 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 34 in 2011 to an inflow of 244 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -554 people in 2011 to -708 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 178% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£29,252

Rother Salary

Average rent

£902

Rental Market of Rother

GDP

£ 1.7 billion

Rother Economy

Rother's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.

Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2020 | 96,716 | 0.66% | 190 |

2019 | 96,080 | 0.44% | 189 |

2018 | 95,656 | 0.69% | 188 |

2017 | 94,997 | 1.10% | 186 |

2016 | 93,966 | 0.83% | 184 |

2015 | 93,192 | 0.89% | 183 |

2014 | 92,370 | 1.25% | 181 |

2013 | 91,232 | 0.18% | 179 |

2012 | 91,065 | 0.37% | 179 |

2011 | 90,729 | 178 |

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Rother's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.

The population of Rother is forecast to be 101,176 in 2025 and 104,352 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 99,730 | 0.80% | 196 |

2024 | 100,474 | 0.75% | 197 |

2025 | 101,176 | 0.70% | 199 |

2026 | 101,856 | 0.67% | 200 |

2027 | 102,505 | 0.64% | 201 |

2028 | 103,149 | 0.63% | 202 |

2029 | 103,770 | 0.60% | 204 |

2030 | 104,352 | 0.56% | 205 |

2031 | 104,913 | 0.54% | 206 |

2032 | 105,463 | 0.52% | 207 |

2033 | 106,010 | 0.52% | 208 |

2034 | 106,535 | 0.49% | 209 |

2035 | 107,036 | 0.47% | 210 |

2036 | 107,528 | 0.46% | 211 |

2037 | 108,010 | 0.45% | 212 |

2038 | 108,493 | 0.45% | 213 |

2039 | 108,974 | 0.44% | 214 |

2040 | 109,444 | 0.43% | 215 |

2041 | 109,905 | 0.42% | 216 |

2042 | 110,361 | 0.42% | 217 |

2043 | 110,812 | 0.41% | 218 |

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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