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CLDR Ticket #10474(accepted)

Opened 16 months ago

Last modified 16 months ago

Check / update Scottish Gaelic pop/literacy

Reported by: rick Owned by: rick
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Gaelic literacy to approximate a value around 37% of the Gaelic-speaking population of Scotland. That is: 37% of 60k = 22,200 or so, for Scottish Gaelic literacy in UK. Pending link to census data for confirmation.

See cldrbug #10099 for further info.


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comment:1 Changed 16 months ago by fios@…

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2.1 Gaelic language skills in 2011 - Scotland
In 2011, 87,100 people aged 3 and over in Scotland (1.7 per cent of the
population) had some Gaelic language skills.
Of these 87,100 people:
• 32,400 (37.2 per cent) had full skills in Gaelic, that is could understand,
speak, read and write Gaelic;
• 57,600 (66.2 per cent) could speak Gaelic;
• 6,100 (7.0 per cent) were able to read and/or write but not speak Gaelic;
• 23,400 (26.8 per cent) were able to understand Gaelic but could not
speak, read or write it.

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by rick

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