District-level data on Welsh language for 1951.

Table ID:
W_LANG_1951     (6567624)
District-level data on Welsh language for 1951.
Approx. number of rows:
Table type:
Raw Data
Documentation Author:
Albino Decio Battaglia
Reporting units are identified by:
   Administrative County
   Local Government District
   Local Government District Type
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.


  1. Taken from the Census Reports of England and Wales. 1951: 'Welsh speaking population (aged 3 and over by ages). Wales (including Monmouthshire), Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Areas with 20,000 population or more and County Remainders'.


  1. Check-sum errors within single rows and columns, for male and female counts.
  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.


IndexTypeColumn(s) indexed
w_lang_1951_pkey Primary key rec_num
w_lang_1951_idx Unique adm_cnty, lg_dist, lg_type, rec_num


The table has the following associated constraints:

w_lang_1951_pkey Primary Key See details above for primary key index

Columns within table:

adm_cnty Text string (max.len.=84). Name of Administrative county.
lg_dist Text string (max.len.=84). Name of local government district.
lg_type Text string (max.len.=9). Code of local government type. (CR stands for "County Remainders")
ages Text string (max.len.=44). Age divisions.
tot_pop Integer number. [No description available]
tot_male_pop Integer number. Total population, male.
tot_female_pop Integer number. Total population, female .
welsh_tot Integer number. Males and females speaking Welsh only.
welsh_m Integer number. Males speaking Welsh only.
welsh_f Integer number. Females speaking Welsh only.
english_welsh_tot Integer number. Males and females speaking both English and Welsh.
english_welsh_m Integer number. Males speaking both English and Welsh.
english_welsh_f Integer number. Females speaking both English and Welsh.
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.