Understanding the Digital Business Landscape of:

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

Colwyn Bay
Digital Maturity12
Overall Rank11

An overview of the Unitary Authority:

Human population: 117,203
Business population: 4,470
Sample size: 230
Percentage SMEs in Unitary Authority (UA): 3.584%
Percentage SMEs in UA Sample: 3.957%

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

Innovation and ESG

(Compared to the National Average)

SMEs’ Innovation scores in Conwy have increased since 2016, and are generally higher than the national average; likewise, ESG scores have remained stable and are currently level with the national average. 

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Digital Maturity

(Compared to the National Average)

The Digital Maturity of businesses in Conwy increases sharply during the Covid-19 pandemic, and remains close to the national average at the beginning of 2023. 

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Welsh Language

(Compared to other Unitary Authorities)

Welsh language is detected on 2.64% SME websites in Conwy, which represents 4.17% of all websites in the sample where Welsh language is detected, similar to neighbouring UAs Denbighshire and Wrexham but lower than Gwynedd and Isle of Anglesey.

Understanding Digital Growth Across North Wales

(Comparing its Unitary Authorities and Regional Average)

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

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