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 59.8% in Harborough
● Economically Active 88.7% in Harborough
Qualifications profile in Harborough (2017)
● NVQ4 and above 41.3%
In England the figure was 38.6% of the working age population has an NVQ4 and above.
● NVQ3 and above 65.5%
● NVQ2 and above 84.1%
● NVQ1 and above 92.9%
Earnings by place of residence (2017)
● Gross Weekly Pay (Full time workers) £607.00
● Average Hourly Pay (Full time workers) £15.79