What is the return type of String length() method in Java?

Return type of length() method in java is int. It returns the length of the String.

Method Signature & Body

     * Returns the length of this string.
     * The length is equal to the number of <a href="Character.html#unicode">Unicode
     * code units</a> in the string.
     * @return  the length of the sequence of characters represented by this
     *          object.
    public int length() {
        return value.length >> coder();