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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]
Measure1
Ability to speak Welsh[Filter]
Speaking Welsh at home[Filtered]
Local Authority[Filter]
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Isle of Anglesey3,325515851,1552,065315..1,595..*
Gwynedd8,1506352201,3702,025460..1,820..90
Conwy1,205135251,5051,890900..8,160..10
Denbighshire1,2856051556853,335730..6,175.*160
Flintshire2604101855003,5252,590..13,525..385
Wrexham3255553602855,2502,240..10,340..495
Powys710380307105,485395..7,555.*110
Ceredigion1,525485806001,995130..1,935.3045
Pembrokeshire690785*3055,29020..8,555.*25
Carmarthenshire5,0204,1206409204,795980..7,900.*45
Swansea5901,2656255051,4551,095..27,205..40
Neath Port Talbot900730245370895585..14,030..25
Bridgend440695210345985140..16,665..665
Vale of Glamorgan8201,1703202201,235200..15,600..*
Rhondda Cynon Taf1,7602,3304506253,4751,420..21,635.15740
Merthyr Tydfil12548032025775535..6,295..30
Caerphilly4452,795690856,6001,915..11,065.101,600
Blaenau Gwent7012530801,600400..4,760..80
Torfaen804752003003,8801,690..6,210.*375
Monmouthshire85265*1706,155790..3,320..105
Newport45425451155,8253,460..12,895.45760
Cardiff2,2301,7557301,1501,630460..42,390..190

Metadata

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
31/07/2019 31/07/2019

Next update
July 2020

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.