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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics 'Ability to Speak Welsh' & 'Speaking Welsh at Home', as assessed by parents, of pupils aged 11-15 in secondary schools by local authority

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.

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Area Code[Filter]
Year[Filtered]
Measure1
Ability to speak Welsh[Filter]
Speaking Welsh at home[Filtered]
Local Authority[Filter]
[Collapse]Can speak Welsh but not fluently[Collapse]Cannot speak Welsh[Collapse]Fluent in Welsh[Collapse]Information not obtained
Click here to sortSpeaks Welsh at homeClick here to sortDoes not speak Welsh at homeClick here to sortNot applicable / cannot speak WelshClick here to sortSpeaks Welsh at homeClick here to sortDoes not speak Welsh at homeClick here to sortNot applicable / cannot speak WelshClick here to sortSpeaks Welsh at homeClick here to sortDoes not speak Welsh at homeClick here to sortNot applicable / cannot speak WelshClick here to sortSpeaks Welsh at homeClick here to sortDoes not speak Welsh at homeClick here to sortNot applicable / cannot speak Welsh
Isle of Anglesey7504,520120.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1855,4751,78055.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Gwynedd8504,290525.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable82013,3753,305265.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable95
Conwy1,2407,8102,495.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,3402,345805110.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable445
Denbighshire4756,1353,075.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,4703,2951,995200.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.930
Flintshire40510,0459,400.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,3856001,400*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.2,515
Wrexham1358,4554,860.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,1856652,020170.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.960
Powys4309,3855,245.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,0051,4101,030360.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.995
Ceredigion4103,355265.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,3552,2401,84090.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable55
Pembrokeshire2807,7153,595.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,1801,3601,74060.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.950
Carmarthenshire92010,5002,335.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,5658,6008,050*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable20145
Swansea2458,2301,080.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable32,7601,4054,605245.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable890
Neath Port Talbot2501,7653,910.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,290335465100.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,085
Bridgend2556,2301,620.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable14,2257601,73095.The data item is not applicable106,015
Vale of Glamorgan18011,0705,375.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable10,145155250*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.250
Rhondda Cynon Taf4757,6804,465.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable23,9202,2555,040145.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,355
Merthyr Tydfil*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.2,8201,210.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,470*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.30*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Caerphilly8017,3503,855.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9,7908805,150115.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.95
Blaenau Gwent.The data item is not applicable2,9651,275.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable515*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable595
Torfaen17011,4356,735.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6504902,370*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.60
Monmouthshire1509,5302,610.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,180*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.85*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable165
Newport20517,6956,485.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,5801751,17090.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.945
Cardiff43514,8951,940.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable43,4304,4155,720220.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.945

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General description

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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 2007/08 or more recently if the data item is not available for earlier years.

Rounding applied

* = Pupil numbers greater than zero but less than five. Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 5.

Title

'Ability to Speak Welsh' & 'Speaking Welsh at Home', as assessed by parents, of pupils aged 11-15 in secondary schools by year

Last update

09/09/2021 09/09/2021

Next update

July 2022 (provisional)

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

Wales

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

Statistical quality

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

Whilst most of the usual data validation processes on the 2020 school census data have taken place, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the data did not undergo the usual final validation process. As part of the Welsh Local Government Finance Settlement, the data is usually returned to local authorities for final validation. Typically, overall numbers of pupils and teachers will not change significantly during this period, with the most likely change being in the characteristics of the pupils themselves e.g. free school meal entitlement. Users should therefore be more cautious when comparing data on characteristics of pupils and staff over time, in particular where small cohorts are involved.