Warwickshire County Council has announced that Rugby’s economy is growing much faster than the national average. Data shows that Rugby is the third largest economy in Warwickshire and that the town’s economy had grown by 30% since 2009. The town’s performance across measures such as business start-ups and employment are also bucking the national trend. In addition, Rugby makes up 44% of the total of Warwickshire’s transport and logistics sector and is also seeing strong growth in manufacturing and engineering.