England and Wales Census 2021 - TS032: Welsh language skills (detailed)

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in Wales by their overall Welsh language skills. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.

Welsh language skills (10 categories) Whether a person has Welsh language skills. If they do, can they do any of the following:

  • understand spoken Welsh

  • speak Welsh

  • read Welsh

  • write Welsh

  • no skills in Welsh

The census questionnaire only asked this question to people in Wales.

In results that classify people by Welsh language skills, a person may appear in more than one category depending on which combination of skills they have.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated December 6, 2022, 19:05 (GMT)
Created December 6, 2022, 19:05 (GMT)
Visibility Public
Year 2021
Topics Language
Units Persons
Geographic Layer Countries
Local Authorities
Lower Super Output Areas
Middle Super Output Areas
Frequency Decennial
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2021-1
Citation Office for National Statistics; National Records of Scotland; Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency; UK Data Service. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2021-1
Geographical Coverage Location Wales
Granularity Country level down to LSOA
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