Understanding the Digital Business Landscape of:
Caerphilly / Caerffili

Fig 1: Caerphilly’s rankings based on the average performance of its SMEs against three key metrics: Digital Maturity, Innovation and ESG posture

Caerphilly / Caerffili
Digital Maturity14
Overall Rank18

An overview of the Unitary Authority:

Human population: 181,075
Business population: 4,857
Sample size: 245
Percentage SMEs in Unitary Authority (UA): 3.895%
Percentage SMEs in UA Sample: 4.215%

See, “how we built our sample” for more detail

Innovation and ESG

(Compared to the National Average)

SMEs’ Innovation scores in Caerphilly have slightly increased since 2016, and are generally lower than the national average; likewise, ESG scores have remained relatively stable and are currently extremely close to the national average. 

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Digital Maturity

(Compared to the National Average)

The Digital Maturity of businesses in Caerphilly increased sharply during the Covid-19 pandemic, but remains slightly below the national average at the beginning of 2023. 

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Welsh Language

(Compared to other Unitary Authorities)

Welsh language is detected on 1.23% of SME websites in Caerphilly, which represents 2.08% of all websites in the sample where Welsh language is detected, similar to neighbouring UA Newport and higher than Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent.

Understanding Digital Growth across South East Wales

(Comparing its Unitary Authorities and Regional Average)

The Digital Growth of businesses in Caerphilly increases during the Covid-19 pandemic, and like others in the Region sees a notable uptick at the end of 2022, but remains well below the regional average.

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