Facts, Figures and Statistics – Rother Valley

GENERAL ELECTION 2019
Rother Valley
2019 CANDIDATES

Alexander Stafford, Conservative

Sophie Wilson, Labour

Colin Taylor, Liberal Democrat

Allen Cowles, Brexit Party

Emily West, Green

Nigel Short, Independent

FIGHTING TO WIN*

Labour currently hold the seat

Conservatives need a 3.9% swing to win

UK Independence Party need a 20.3% swing to win

* Calculations are based on results in the most recent election, so may not reflect the candidates standing in this election.
2017 RESULTS

Kevin Barron, Labour – 23,821

Bethan Eddy, Conservatives – 19,939

Lee Hunter, UK Independence Party – 3,704

Did not vote – 25,635

2017 TURNOUT

49,488 (65.9%)

PAST WINNERS

2017 – Kevin Barron, Labour

2015 – Kevin Barron, Labour

2010 – Kevin Barron, Labour

2005 – Kevin Barron, Labour

EU REFERENDUM
Leave
66.7%
Remain
33.3%
CONSTITUENCY POPULATION
96,352 (2017)
ELECTORATE
75,230 (2017)
Changes since 2017

Unemployment in Rother Valley stands at 5.2 per centslightly higher when compared to the average of 4.1 per cent across all constituencies in Britain in 2018/19.

The median weekly wage for full-time workers in Rother Valley is £558.63slightly lower than the average of £584.63 a week across the whole of Britain.

 

Immigration

In Rother Valley, 0.8 foreigners per 1,000 residents sought to get National Insurance numbers from the Department for Work and Pensions in 2018/19.

83.4 per cent of patients in the area are satisfied with their overall experience at the GP, about the same as the national average of 82.9 per cent.

Crime

There were 144,922 crimes recorded by the police in 2018/19. That compares to 121,495 in 2016/17. The 19.3 rise over the period is about the same as a 20.6% rise across Britain as a whole.

OVER 65 POPULATION
Under 65
78.5%
Over 65
21.5%
National Average
18.2% over 65
FULL TIME STUDENT POPULATION
Students
4.2%
Non students
95.8%
National Average
6.4% in full time education
RELIGION
1.2% – Muslim
0.1% – Hindu
69.2% – Christian
0.1% – Sikh
0.1% – Buddhist
0% – Jewish
22.5% – No Religion
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