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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 year

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]
Ability to speak Welsh[Filter]
Speaking Welsh at home[Filtered]
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[Collapse]Fluent in WelshSpeaks Welsh at home15,31014,65514,68514,49015,08515,07015,48515,50015,54015,51515,185
Does not speak Welsh at home9,69010,07510,32011,79012,92512,71013,23013,51012,80012,03011,240
Not applicable / cannot speak Welsh.......7551,2202,0352,500
[Collapse]Can speak Welsh but not fluentlySpeaks Welsh at home5,6605,2655,0554,9654,8705,2105,5505,2205,5555,5555,825
Does not speak Welsh at home41,01040,00541,09041,83541,89043,90044,72541,89039,30036,97535,750
Not applicable / cannot speak Welsh*......3,2756,6658,7859,910
[Collapse]Cannot speak WelshSpeaks Welsh at home...........
Does not speak Welsh at home*..........
Not applicable / cannot speak Welsh127,020123,905119,895117,250116,170115,530118,170119,720121,240123,040125,220
[Collapse]Information not obtainedSpeaks Welsh at home...........
Does not speak Welsh at home.**15508525151754040
Not applicable / cannot speak Welsh.4159801,1201,3901,4251,5751,8052,4452,7852,960

Metadata

Title
'Ability to Speak Welsh' & 'Speaking Welsh at Home', as assessed by parents, of pupils aged 5 and over in primary schools by year

Last update
15/10/2018 15/10/2018

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
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.