Understanding the Digital Business Landscape of:
Vale of Glamorgan /
Bro Morgannwg

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

Vale of Glamorgan / Bro Morgannwg
Llantwit Major
Vale of Glamorgan
Digital Maturity 3
Innovation 17
ESG 14
Overall Rank 12

An overview of the Unitary Authority:

Human population: 133,587
Business population: 6,091
Sample size: 295
Percentage SMEs in Unitary Authority (UA): 4.884%
Percentage SMEs in UA Sample: 5.075%

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

Innovation and ESG

(Compared to the National Average)

SMEs’ Innovation scores in the Vale of Glamorgan have slightly increased since 2016, and are generally lower than the national average; likewise, ESG scores have seen a very slight increase and are currently a little above the national average. 

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Digital Maturity

(Compared to the National Average)

The Digital Maturity of businesses in Vale of Glamorgan increases sharply during the Covid-19 pandemic, and remains above the national average at the beginning of 2023. 

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Welsh Language

(Compared to other Unitary Authorities)

Welsh language is detected on 2.05% of SME websites in the Vale of Glamorgan, which represents 4.17% of all websites in the sample where Welsh language is detected, the same percentage as neighbouring UA Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Understanding Digital Growth across South East Wales

(Comparing its Unitary Authorities and Regional Average)

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

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