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Residents knowing Gaelic
as a proportion of the population, 1991

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Total Persons Either speaks, reads or writes Gaelic(1)
Number % Total persons
Male Female Male Female Male % Female %
Aberdeen, City of 98,362 106,623 642 634 0.7 0.6
Aberdeenshire 106,627 108,760 483 509 0.5 0.5
Angus 51,951 55,789 267 263 0.5 0.5
Argyll & Bute 44,323 47,645 2,314 2,851 5.2 6.0
Borders, The 49,866 54,015 263 248 0.5 0.5
Clackmannanshire 23,094 24,585 144 149 0.6 0.6
Dunbartonshire, West 45,311 50,751 358 352 0.8 0.7
Dumfries & Galloway 71,359 76,446 291 283 0.4 0.4
Dundee, City of 70,381 79,496 356 309 0.5 0.4
East Ayrshire 58,490 63,965 220 195 0.4 0.3
East Dunbartonshire 52,843 56,557 466 566 0.9 1.0
East Lothian 40,288 43,826 169 190 0.4 0.4
East Renfrewshire 40,665 44,587 277 317 0.7 0.7
Edinburgh, City of 196,802 221,946 1,703 1,791 0.9 0.8
Falkirk 67,800 73,345 266 281 0.4 0.4
Fife 164,434 176,765 847 776 0.5 0.4
Total Persons Either speaks, reads or writes Gaelic(1)
Number % Total persons
Male Female Male Female Male % Female %
Glasgow, City of 283,655 323,150 3,000 3,402 1.1 1.1
Highland 99,762 104,242 6,940 8,362 7.0 8.0
Inverclyde 42,604 47,499 235 261 0.6 0.5
Midlothian 38,226 40,785 130 120 0.3 0.3
Moray 41,201 42,415 245 277 0.6 0.7
North Ayrshire 65,025 71,850 328 328 0.5 0.5
North Lanarkshire 155,632 168,194 576 571 0.4 0.3
Orkney Islands 9,602 10,010 53 45 0.6 0.4
Perthshire & Kinross 60,279 65,952 727 819 1.2 1.2
Renfrewshire 82,494 90,810 537 554 0.7 0.6
Shetland Islands 11,359 11,163 63 50 0.6 0.4
South Ayrshire 53,325 59,333 268 270 0.5 0.5
South Lanarkshire 143,836 156,162 638 704 0.4 0.5
Stirling 37,622 41,211 387 502 1.0 1.2
West Lothian 70,024 73,948 304 296 0.4 0.4
Western Isles 14,719 14,881 9,527 10,211 64.7 68.6
Scotland 2,391,961 2,606,606 33,024 36,486 1.4 1.4

Source: 1991 Census of Population, General Register Office (Scotland)

(1) The question on Gaelic was only asked of those aged 3 and over. The percentages relate to the total population, not just those aged 3 and over.
This table has been taken from The Scottish Office Statistical Report "THE NEW COUNCILS", a publication of the Government Statistical Service ©Crown Copyright 1995 ISBN 0 7480 1267 2.
Due to the size and complexity of this table I am not planning on producing a version that can be viewed with browsers that do not support tables, however if I get enough requests.....
City of Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
Angus
Argyll & Bute
Clackmannanshire
Dumfries & Galloway
City of Dundee
East Ayrshire
East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian
East Renfrewshire
City of Edinburgh
Falkirk
Fife
Glasgow
Highland
Inverclyde
Midlothian
Moray
North Ayrshire
North Lanarkshire
Orkney
Perth & Kinross
Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders
Shetland
South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire
Stirling
West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian
Western Isles
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