England and Wales Census 2021 - TS076: Welsh language skills (speaking) by single year of age

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in Wales by their ability to speak Welsh by age. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.

Welsh speaking ability (3 categories) This classifies a person as being able to "Speak Welsh". They may have also ticked one or more of the following:

  • understand spoken Welsh

  • read Welsh

  • write Welsh

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.

Age (86 categories) A person’s age on Census Day, 21 March 2021 in England and Wales. Infants aged under 1 year are classified as 0 years of age.

Estimates for single year of age between ages 90 and 100+ are less reliable than other ages. Estimation and adjustment at these ages was based on the age range 90+ rather than five-year age bands.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
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
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 and Local Authority level
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