Location of industry

  • Location of industry
    • PRIMARY INDUSTRY:
      • ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
        • Lots of raw material available
        • A suitable cliamate
        • Good quality soil
      • ECONOMIC FACTORS:
        • Cheap land
        • Good transport routes
    • SECONDARY INDUSTRY:
      • ENVIRONMENTAL:
        • Close to raw materials they need to manfucature
        • Plenty of flat land - easier to build a large factory
        • Local water supply - industries that need a lot of water should be placed near rivers.
      • ECONOMIC:
        • A suitable local market -e.g bakers in resisdential areas
        • Government grants - grants may be provided to encourage building in certain areas
        • Lots of workers - especially for factories
        • Good transport routes - nearer to motorways/railways
    • TERTIARY INDUSTRY:
      • ENVIRONMENTAL:
        • Loads of green space - e.g schools want it
      • SOCIAL:
        • Enough local people to support the company - e.g local school kids
      • ECONOMIC:
        • A suitable market - e.g. lots od shoos
        • Good transport routes - easy to get there
        • Skilled and educated workers - e.g hospitals
    • QUATERNARY INDUSTRY:
      • ENVIRONMENTAL:
        • Green open space - pleasant for the workers
      • ECONOMIC:
        • Near similar businesses - share information about ideas
        • Skilled and educated workers - e.g scientific parks
      • SOCIAL:
        • Lots of nice quality housing - encourage workers to move there
  • QUATERNARY INDUSTRY:
    • ENVIRONMENTAL:
      • Green open space - pleasant for the workers
    • ECONOMIC:
      • Near similar businesses - share information about ideas
      • Skilled and educated workers - e.g scientific parks
    • SOCIAL:
      • Lots of nice quality housing - encourage workers to move there

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