Understanding the Digital Business Landscape of:
Flintshire / Sir Y Fflint

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

Flintshire / Sir Y Fflint
Connah’s Quay
Digital Maturity10
Overall Rank6

An overview of the Unitary Authority:

Human population: 156,100
Business population: 6,219
Sample size: 300
Percentage SMEs in Unitary Authority (UA): 4.987%
Percentage SMEs in UA Sample: 5.161%

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

Innovation and ESG

(Compared to the National Average)

SMEs’ Innovation scores in Flintshire have slightly increased since 2016, and are generally slightly higher than the national average; likewise, ESG scores have slightly increased 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 Flintshire 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 1.02% of SME websites in Flintshire, which represents 2.08% of all websites in the sample where Welsh language is detected, slightly lower than neighbouring UAs like Denbighshire and much lower than Gwynedd.

Understanding Digital Growth Across North Wales

(Comparing its Unitary Authorities and Regional Average)

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

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