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Gaelic analytical report (Part 1)

NRS has today published Part 1 of an analytical report providing national level statistics on Gaelic from Scotland's Census 2011.

On Census Day, 27 March 2011, a total of 87,100 people aged 3 and over in Scotland (1.7 per cent of the population) had some Gaelic language skills. This included 57,600 people who could speak Gaelic.

The key findings from this report include: