How important are the following factors for your business location?

Choose the location factors that matter for your business by indicating whether they are ‘not relevant’, ‘relevant’ or ‘highly relevant’. All factors rated as ‘relevant’ or ‘highly relevant’ will be taken into account when determining your top business locations in NRW. Factors rated as ‘highly relevant’ will be given twice the weight of the ‘relevant’ factors.

On the next page, you will be able to rate the importance of individual sub-indicators (such as labour costs or access to motorways) for all 'relevant' and 'highly relevant' location factors.


Transportation, logistics and infrastructure

Factor use and costs of production


Education, research and development

Workforce qualifications and skills

Business demography and start-ups

Public finance and taxation

Regional purchasing power