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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 Anglesey5153,31080.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1504,0901,39535.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Gwynedd5953,290345.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6159,9752,520185.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable70
Conwy9305,9301,950.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,5701,74559070.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable345
Denbighshire3554,8552,150.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,0952,4801,495125.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.590
Flintshire2957,6707,075.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,2104451,050*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,675
Wrexham906,5453,210.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,3055001,55560.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.790
Powys3357,5253,780.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,5551,160795250.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.830
Ceredigion3152,565175.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9901,6901,42055.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable45
Pembrokeshire2255,5102,925.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,7301,0051,35045.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.700
Carmarthenshire6856,9802,165.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,8056,4305,93075.The data item is not applicable15110
Swansea2056,230750.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable24,6551,0003,370140.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable450
Neath Port Talbot1901,4453,000.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,61526035570.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.740
Bridgend1854,5501,305.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable10,6055401,33545.The data item is not applicable104,415
Vale of Glamorgan1308,3403,240.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,155105180*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.160
Rhondda Cynon Taf3755,8353,480.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable17,8851,7803,950130.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,130
Merthyr Tydfil*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,9751,005.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,475*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.20*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.
Caerphilly5513,3902,595.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,2856703,81065.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.70
Blaenau Gwent.The data item is not applicable2,220915.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable405*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 applicable495
Torfaen1308,4355,140.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4502701,930*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable30
Monmouthshire1107,3452,020.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,100*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.50*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable105
Newport15513,2804,450.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,56512074065.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.650
Cardiff30010,7501,520.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable31,9803,2754,275120.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.740

Metadata

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

11/06/2020 11/06/2020

Next update

July 2021

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

General description

See other items

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.

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.