County-level and District-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic for 1891-1961. Numbers and percentage.

Table ID:
S_LANG_TS_PC_1961     (6567156)
Contents:
County-level and District-level data on Scottish speakers of Gaelic for 1891-1961. Numbers and percentage.
Approx. number of rows:
162
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 4. Persons speaking Gaelic (aged 3 and over), 1961. Numbers 1961 and percentage of total population 1891-1961".


Notes:

  1. In the original census table columns for "All Gaelic speakers, per cent of population" exist for the years: 1891, 1901, 1921, 1931, 1951, 1961. In the digitized excel table only the years: 1891, 1901, 1921 are transcribed.


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_pc_1961_pkey Primary key rec_num
s_lang_ts_pc_1961_idx Unique sco_cnty, cns_year, burgh_par, dist_type, rec_num


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
s_lang_ts_pc_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.
cns_year Integer number. Census year.
burgh_par Text string (max.len.=84). Burghs and Civil Parishes names.
dist_type Text string (max.len.=14). Code of district unit type.
tot_pop Integer number. Total population.
pop_g_e Integer number. Population speaking Gaelic and English.
pop_g_only Floating point number. Population speaking Gaelic only.
perc_g_1891 Floating point number. All gaelic speakers per cent of population, 1891
perc_g_1901 Floating point number. All gaelic speakers per cent of population, 1901
perc_g_1911 Floating point number. All gaelic speakers per cent of population, 1911
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.