In 2023 there were 9,390 VAT and/or PAYE registered businesses in the borough, accounting for 11.9% of all such businesses in Northern Ireland.
It is estimated that in 2021 over 97,000 people in the borough were in employment. The employment rate for those aged 16-64 was 70.9% in the borough and 70.2% in Northern Ireland.
In 2022, residents of the borough working full-time earned more annually than those working in the borough but just slightly less than the Northern Ireland average.
Town Centre Vacancy Rates
As at 30th April 2023, vacancy rates of non-domestic properties in the borough ranged from 10.8% in Craigavon to 25.2% in Dromore.