Northampton is an established industrial and logistics location and is well served by a good supply of quality labour, which is cheaper than both the national and Milton Keynes average rates.

The population of Northampton has risen by 10% in the last 15 years, compared to a national increase of 9% and the resident labour force is currently 142,703. 87% of this workforce are already working in the services sector and within this 29% are in the area of retail and wholesale distribution, ensuring that the local labour pool is ideally suited to working within a distribution environment.



Northampton population


Northamptonshire population

142702 (66%)

Working population


Population within 1 hour



Average weekly pay

Milton Keynes


(41% higher)



(42% higher)

Workforce Skills
Workforce Sector Breakdown