Authority → Rochdale

Rochdale Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Rochdale in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

224,100

Population

11.0%

Unqualified

5.7%

Unemployment

£27,929

Salary

£196,493

Property

Quick answer: Rochdale is a local authority in England. The population of Rochdale is 224,100. The population per square mile of Rochdale is 3,650. The average salary in Rochdale is £27,929 per year. The average property price in Rochdale is £196,493.


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Rochdale Demographics


The population of Rochdale is 224,100. The population per square mile of Rochdale is 3,650. The population has increased by 400 in the past year. The population has increased by 15,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Rochdale. They account for 51.0% of the population.


Rochdale Employment


64.9% of the people in Rochdale are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Rochdale is 5.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Rochdale Student Population


The student population of Rochdale is 11,600. Students account for 26.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


82.0% of the people in Rochdale have an NVQ1 qualification. 72.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 54.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 31.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


11.0% of the people in Rochdale have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Rochdale Economy


There are 7,060 businesses in Rochdale. 88.0% are micro businesses. 9.9% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Rochdale are wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles businesses.


Rochdale Salary


The average salary in Rochdale is £27,929 per year. Males earn 1.9% more.


Salaries in Rochdale are 16.34% less than the national average of £33,384.


Rochdale Property


The average property price in Rochdale is £196,493. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Rochdale: £330,308 for detached houses. £205,385 for semi-detached houses. £150,695 for terrace houses. £99,585 for flats.