Authority → Rotherham

Rotherham Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

266,200

Population

8.3%

Unqualified

4.2%

Unemployment

£30,092

Salary

£174,371

Property

Quick answer: Rotherham is a local authority in England. The population of Rotherham is 266,200. The population per square mile of Rotherham is 2,407. The average salary in Rotherham is £30,092 per year. The average property price in Rotherham is £174,371.


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Rotherham Demographics


The population of Rotherham is 266,200. The population per square mile of Rotherham is 2,407. The population has increased by 1,200 in the past year. The population has increased by 13,000 since 1981.


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


Rotherham Employment


73.9% of the people in Rotherham 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 Rotherham is 4.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Rotherham Student Population


The student population of Rotherham is 7,600. Students account for 20.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


84.8% of the people in Rotherham have an NVQ1 qualification. 72.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 54.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 31.9% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.3% of the people in Rotherham have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Rotherham Economy


There are 7,680 businesses in Rotherham. 88.0% are micro businesses. 9.7% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Rotherham are manufacturing businesses.


Rotherham Salary


The average salary in Rotherham is £30,092 per year. Males earn 16.8% more.


Salaries in Rotherham are 9.86% less than the national average of £33,384.


Rotherham Property


The average property price in Rotherham is £174,371. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Rotherham: £279,427 for detached houses. £178,680 for semi-detached houses. £139,927 for terrace houses. £99,450 for flats.