Economic & Labour Market Profile

Economic Profile

  • Harlow has a population of 81,700 and a working age population of 52,800.
  • 79.3% of the town's working age population is economically active above the GB average of 76.5%.
  • There are 2,730 VAT registered businesses.
  • Harlow experienced the largest 'Business Growth Rate' in the whole of the UK in 2012*
  • Harlow retains a higher than average manufacturing base