County-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic. Intercensal changes, 1951-1961.

Table ID:
S_LANG_TS_1961     (6567148)
Contents:
County-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic. Intercensal changes, 1951-1961.
Approx. number of rows:
38
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 3. Persons speaking Gaelic (aged 3 and over). Numbers and intercensal changes, 1951-1961. Scotland, Cities, Counties".


Checking:

  1. Check-sum errors within single columns in Excel + 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_ts_1961_pkey Primary key rec_num
s_lang_ts_1961_idx Unique sco_cnty, dist_type, rec_num


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
s_lang_ts_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 city and county.
dist_type Text string (max.len.=14). Code of unit type.
tot_pop_g_1951 Integer number. Total persons speaking Gaelic, 1951.
tot_pop_g_1961 Integer number. Total persons speaking Gaelic, 1961.
int_change_incr Integer number. Intercensal change. Increase.
int_change_dcr Integer number. Intercensal change. Decrease.
perc_change_incr Floating point number. Percentage change. Increase.
perc_change_dcr Floating point number. Percentage change. Decrease.
perc_1961_1951 Floating point number. 1961 number as percentage of 1951 number.
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.