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THE

SCOR EDC

ADVANTAGE

SCOR EDC AT A GLANCE

60%

Employment rate and 6% unemployed rate

82%

Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years +

40%

Of the total vegetable crops in Ontario

 

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

MANUFACTURING

60%

Nearly 60% of the region's manufacturing workforce is employed in transportation, equipment and automotive-related industries. 

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SUBHEADING

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

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TRANSPORT

ECONOMY

Quick access to the 400 series highways, regional and international airports, US border crossings, water ports and freight rail lines.

Strong agriculture, food processing, manufacturing and tourism industries.

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LIFESTYLE

Increasingly the region of choice for residents and businesses.

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INNOVATION

Home to many post-secondary institutions and research centres and is a future growth hub for STEM industries.

OCCUPATIONS

23%

of the region is employed in sales and service occupations

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POPULATION

POPULATION

756,116

Residents in the counties of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford.

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REFERENCES

Statistics Canada 2021 Census of Agriculture;

Statistics Canada Dec 2021 Business Counts

Southwestern Ontario Marketing Alliance