County-level and District-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic for 1961.

Table ID:
S_LANG_CNTY_1961     (6567078)
Contents:
County-level and District-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic for 1961.
Approx. number of rows:
521
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. Scotland, Cities, Counties, Large Burghs, Small Burghs (aggregates), Landward areas; Wards in Cities; Burghs, Districts of County and Electoral Divisions".


Checking:

  1. Check-sum errors within single columns in Excel (partial) + 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_cnty_1961_pkey Primary key rec_num
s_lang_cnty_1961_idx Unique sco_cnty, dist_name, dist_type, rec_num


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
s_lang_cnty_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.
dist_name Text string (max.len.=44). Name of district unit.
dist_type Text string (max.len.=14). Code of district unit type.
pop_m Integer number. Population aged 3 and over. Males
pop_f Integer number. Population aged 3 and over. Females.
pop_g_only_m Integer number. Speaking Gaelic only. Males.
pop_g_only_f Integer number. Speaking Gaelic only. Females.
pop_g_e_m Integer number. Speaking Gaelic and English. Males.
pop_g_e_f Integer number. Speaking Gaelic and English. Females.
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.