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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 5 and over in primary 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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Year[Filtered]
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Ability to speak Welsh[Filter]
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Local Authority[Filter]
[Collapse]Can speak Welsh but not fluently[Collapse]Cannot speak Welsh[Collapse]Fluent in Welsh[Collapse]Information not obtained
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Isle of Anglesey2,5003,920505.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,7956,375785175.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Gwynedd2,7554,0751,080.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,55515,7451,015440.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable180
Conwy3,0453,4952,055.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable16,4202,35020590.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Denbighshire1,4406,5851,665.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,7352,6201,165275.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.230
Flintshire9756,8355,330.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable26,655505675465.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable910
Wrexham5959,7655,600.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable19,6107051,210670.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.930
Powys1,47510,255820.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable15,5851,24570055.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.215
Ceredigion1,2253,910320.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,0253,030870135.The data item is not applicable60105
Pembrokeshire6509,595125.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable17,6851,2801,240*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.60
Carmarthenshire1,85014,4851,200.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,8609,9408,520*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.65
Swansea1,0403,0352,190.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable53,3651,1952,2951,395.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable65
Neath Port Talbot5951,645970.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable28,0351,8201,765415.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable55
Bridgend7301,945385.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable33,5308001,155420.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,205
Vale of Glamorgan4552,300570.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable31,1751,5802,095770.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.
Rhondda Cynon Taf1,2306,6302,880.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable42,5652,9954,2501,030.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,580
Merthyr Tydfil*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.1,3051,060.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12,655265825880.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable60
Caerphilly18512,2554,325.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable21,6258305,2901,600.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.3,800
Blaenau Gwent1402,975890.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9,635135170140.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable185
Torfaen5957,1153,755.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12,4852001,005575.The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.695
Monmouthshire39011,8552,525.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,190160435*Numbers greater than zero but less than five..The data item is not applicable*Numbers greater than zero but less than five.140
Newport22510,5856,805.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable27,025105775175.The data item is not applicable1101,660
Cardiff2,2252,865970.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable84,9654,6053,0751,810.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable405

Metadata

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 5 and over in primary, middle and secondary schools by local authority

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.