This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify usual residents aged 3 and over in Wales by Welsh language skills. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

This information helps Welsh public bodies understand the extent to which the Welsh language is used. It is also used for policy development and monitoring and provides data for the allocation of grants to support the Welsh language.

Similar information from the 2001 Census was provided in table UV84

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
QS206WA
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Usual Resident, Welsh language skills
Coverage
Wales
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2013-01-30 09:30
Variables
Rural Urban, Welsh Language Skills
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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