A general assessment of data for the Harborough economy shows that the headline characteristics and performance of Harborough’s economy is largely positive. It’s amongst the highest economic activity rates, lowest unemployment, best skills profile and highest average earnings of the LLEP area.
Source: Economic Development Strategy 2017
● Resident population aged 16-64 is 60.1% in Harborough
● Economically Active 82.9% in Harborough
Qualifications profile in Harborough (2017)
● NVQ4 and above 42.8%
In England the figure was 38.6% of the working age population has an NVQ4 and above.
● NVQ3 and above 64.5%
● NVQ2 and above 83.7%
● NVQ1 and above 94.6%
Earnings by place of residence (2017)
● Gross Weekly Pay (Full time workers) £670.70
● Average Hourly Pay (Full time workers) £16.77