County-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic grouped by age for 1961.

Table ID:
S_LANG_AGE_1961     (6567058)
Contents:
County-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic grouped by age for 1961.
Approx. number of rows:
740
Table type:
Raw Data
Documentation Author:
Albino Decio Battaglia
Chronology:
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.

Sources:

  1. Taken from the Census Reports of Scotland. 1961. "Table 1. Persons speaking Gaelic (aged 3 and over), 1961. Numbers. Scotland, Cities, Counties, areas in Highland Counties with 10,000 population or more, County reminders".


Notes:

  1. Last 3 columns ("Speaking both Gaelic and English" data) missing in digital format.
  2. Table renamed from s_lang_ages_1961 on oracle server to match similar 1931 table.


Checking:

  1. Check-sum errors within single columns and rows + visual check.
  2. No matching to the AUO gazetteer has been attempted. These files have been altered to run on Postgres, but otherwise are exactly the same as they were on the oracle server.


Indices:

IndexTypeColumn(s) indexed
s_lang_age_1961_pkey Primary key rec_num
s_lang_age_1961_idx Unique sco_cnty, ages, dist_type, rec_num


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
s_lang_age_1961_pkey Primary Key See details above for primary key index



Columns within table:

ColumnTypeContents
sco_cnty Text string (max.len.=44). Name of Scottish county.
ages Text string (max.len.=44). Age groups, 5 year division except 0-2 3-4, up to "65 and over".
dist_type Text string (max.len.=14). Code of district unit type.
tot_pop Integer number. Total population.
pop_m Integer number. Population. Males.
pop_f Integer number. Population. Females.
pop_g_only Integer number. Population speaking Gaelic only.
pop_g_only_m Integer number. Population speaking Gaelic only. Males.
pop_g_only_f Integer number. Population speaking Gaelic only. Females.
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.