Businesses in Glenrothes


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 21.3%
 Professional Services: 10.6%
 Industry: 9.1%
 Home Services: 8.4%
 Restaurants: 6.3%
 Local Services: 5.9%
 Food: 5.6%
 Education: 5.3%
 Other: 27.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair5519.2 years4.44.9
Beauty salons504.34.5
Public administration273.82.4
Loan companies264.32.3
Convenience stores194.01.7
Grocery stores and supermarkets494.14.4
Street vendors213.81.9
Electrical installation2121.5 years4.41.9
General contractors7623.6 years4.16.8
Other construction274.22.4
Plumbing installation and repair174.41.5
Real estate174.11.5
Other accommodation244.22.1
Civil engineering495.04.4
Construction of buildings204.01.8
Other membership organizations314.52.8
Tractors and farm equipment224.42.0
Wholesale of construction supplies2338.3 years4.62.1
Wholesale of machinery4247 years4.13.8
Health and medical394.23.5
Post offices173.81.5
Technical construction services4347.3 years4.03.8
Bars, pubs and taverns324.02.9
Clothing stores374.03.3
Electronics stores5339.3 years4.04.7
Hardware stores293.92.6
Household appliances and goods353.93.1
Office supplies and stationery stores213.41.9
Pharmacies and drug stores264.02.3
Shopping other533.64.7
Area of Glenrothes, Scotland20.7 km²
Male Population5,422 (48.4%)
Female Population5,777 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +4.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +5.4%
Median Age41
Male Median Age39.6
Female Median Age42.4
NeighborhoodsCoaltown of Balgonie, Glenrothes, Leslie, Markinch, Star, Town Centre
Local TimeFriday 8:49 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Lat & Lng56.19514° / -3.17316°
Postal CodesKY6KY7

Glenrothes, Scotland - Map

Glenrothes, Scotland Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density518.6 / km²510.1 / km²512.7 / km²540.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Glenrothes Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 5.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Glenrothes, Scotland+4.2%+6%+5.4%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Glenrothes, Scotland Median Age

Median Age: 41 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Glenrothes, Scotland41 years42.4 years39.6 years
Fife42.1 years43 years41.2 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Glenrothes, Scotland Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5372306678
85 Plus51105157
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Glenrothes, Scotland Population Density

Population Density: 540.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Glenrothes, Scotland11,19920.7 km²540.5 / km²
Fife369,2571,374.7 km²268.6 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Glenrothes, Scotland Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Glenrothes
 Leslie: 33.8%
 Markinch: 21.2%
 Town Centre: 13.8%
 Coaltown of Balgonie: 7.4%
 Other: 23.8%

Business distribution by price for Glenrothes, Scotland

 Inexpensive: 50.7%
 Moderate: 40.5%
 Expensive: 5.4%
 Very Expensive: 3.4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Glenrothes, Scotland CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Glenrothes, Scotland146,207 t13.1 t7,056 t/km²
Fife4,706,201 t12.7 t3,423 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Glenrothes, Scotland CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)146,207 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.1 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)7,056 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Glenrothes, Scotland

( listen ; /ɡlɛnˈrɒθᵻs/, glen-ROTH-iss; Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Ràthais) is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central Scotland. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) from both Edinburgh, which lies to the south and Dundee to the ..  ︎  Glenrothes Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Glenrothes
 Postal Code KY7: 63.2%
 Postal Code KY6: 36.6%
 Other: 0.3%

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