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Borough Statistics – Economy and Labour Market

Borough Statistics - Economy and Labour Market

Businesses

In 2022 there were 9,255 VAT and/or PAYE registered businesses in the borough, accounting for 11.7% of all such businesses in Northern Ireland.

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Employment

It is estimated that in 2020 over 98,000 people in the borough were in employment. The employment rate for those aged 16-64 was 72.3% in the borough and 70.9% in Northern Ireland.

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Earnings

In 2021 those living in the borough earned more annually than those working in the borough but just slightly less than Northern Ireland overall.

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Town Centre Vacancy Rates

As at 30th April 2021, vacancy rates of non-domestic properties in the borough ranged from 10% in Craigavon to 27.1% in Dromore.

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