Table 4
Factors affecting the firm's decision in locating a bioproducts facility, Canada, 2009

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Factors affecting the firm's decision in locating a bioproducts facility, Canada, 2009

Table summary
This table displays the results of factors affecting the firm's decision in locating a bioproducts facility degree of importance and low, calculated using low, medium, high, not applicable and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Degree of importance
Low Medium High Not applicable
Proximity to biomass 13.3A 22.0A 61.9B 2.7A
Proximity to head office or other
existing firm facilities
41.5B 36.5B 16.4A 5.6A
Local infrastructure (e.g., transportation
facilities, hospitals, colleges, etc.)
25.7B 35.0B 37.8B 1.6A
Access to skilled labour 12.4A 61.7B 25.9B 0.0
Financial incentives (e.g., government
1.2A 19.2A 78.0A 1.6A
Community driven incentives to
encourage firms to locate
20.6A 31.7B 43.6B 4.1A
Other 0.0 4.1A 9.9A 86.0A
For firms that considered a new location for a bioproduct establishment in Canada in the last three years or over the next two years. Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.
Statistics Canada, Bioproducts production and development survey 2009.
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