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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Ability to speak Welsh, as assessed by parents, of pupils aged 5 and over in primary, middle and secondary schools by year, sector and category
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2003/0427,31842,239142,642212,199....31,62954,019129,961215,609427,808
2004/0525,76445,274138,296209,334....31,64653,846129,134214,626423,960
2005/0626,28847,447131,727205,462....32,22259,465121,358213,045418,507
2006/0725,48348,438128,357202,278....33,31863,388113,647210,353412,631
2007/0825,00146,672127,019198,692....32,19371,786102,957206,936405,628
2008/0924,73445,270124,325194,329....32,53874,49498,389205,421399,750
2009/1025,00446,142120,878192,024....33,10675,28595,516203,907395,931
2010/1126,27846,802118,388191,468....33,22677,51790,487201,230392,698
2011/1228,01146,758117,609192,378....33,11277,00587,898198,015390,393
2012/1327,77649,110117,038193,9241,0862,0902343,41032,31974,40484,556191,279388,613
2013/1428,71650,276119,774198,7661,0191,9772783,27432,14073,80580,482186,427388,467
2014/1529,76650,381121,540201,6871,4292,1924254,04631,87672,18278,350182,408388,141
2015/1629,55951,520123,861204,9402,3292,2313964,95631,17572,21475,280178,669388,565
2016/1729,58051,315125,869206,7643,0774,0181,2328,32730,96471,34572,503174,812389,903
2017/1828,93151,480128,217208,6284,6614,9191,52911,10930,06872,36769,783172,218391,955

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Title
Ability to speak Welsh, as assessed by parents, of pupils in primary, middle and secondary schools by year, sector and category

Last update
25/07/2018 25/07/2018

Next update
July 2019

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email
school.stats@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
The data mainly represents parents perceptions of their children’s fluency and will not necessarily be the same as the ability shown by the pupil in their school work.

Data collection and calculation
Schools’ data are derived from the Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC) returns and STATS 1 returns supplied by schools open on Census day in January each year. The returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
From 2003/04 or more recently if the data item is not available for earlier years.

Rounding applied
None.

Statistical quality
School Census returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.