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A report on people's ability to speak Welsh, which explores where they and their children have learnt to speak the language for April 2018 to March 2019.

Main points

  • 43% of Welsh speakers had learnt to speak Welsh at home as a young child.
  • 75% of those who learnt to speak Welsh at home described themselves to be fluent, compared with 6% who learnt Welsh at secondary school.
  • 92% of 3 to 19 year olds in households where both parents could speak Welsh, could also speak Welsh.
  • Where a parent had learnt to speak Welsh at home as a young child, 82% of their children also learnt to speak Welsh at home.


Where and when people learn to speak Welsh (National Survey for Wales), April 2018 to March 2019 , file type: PDF, file size: 2 MB

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