In 2019 there were 8,715 VAT and/or PAYE registered businesses in the borough, accounting for 11.5% of all such businesses in Northern Ireland.
It is estimated that in 2018 over 100,000 people in the borough were in employment. The employment rate for those aged 16-64 was 73.9% in the borough and 70.0% in Northern Ireland.
In 2019 those living in the borough earned more annually than both those working in the borough and in Northern Ireland overall.
Town Centre Vacancy Rates
As at 30th April 2019, vacancy rates of non-domestic properties in the borough ranged from 5.9% in Craigavon to 28.0% in Dromore.