Understanding the Digital Business Landscape of:
Denbighshire /
Sir Ddinbych

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

Denbighshire / Sir Ddinbych
St. Asaph
Digital Maturity13
Overall Rank9

An overview of the Unitary Authority:

Human population: 95,696
Business population: 4,363
Sample size: 225
Percentage SMEs in Unitary Authority (UA): 3.499%
Percentage SMEs in UA Sample: 3.871%

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

Innovation and ESG

(Compared to the National Average)

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

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Digital Maturity

(Compared to the National Average)

The Digital Maturity of businesses in Denbighshire increases 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 2.64% of SME websites in Denbighshire, which represents 4.17% of all websites in the sample where Welsh language is detected, similar to neighbouring UAs Wrexham and Conwy 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 Denbighshire 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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