Gaelic speakers by sex and age
Age group
  0 - 4 5 - 15 16 - 19 20 - 44 45 - 64 65 - 74 75
and over
All ages
             
Gaelic speakers
ALL PEOPLE   930  6,899 2,329  17,599  16,855  7,225  7,132   58,969 
Males   446  3,252 986  8,664  8,470  3,271  2,461   27,550 
Females   484  3,647 1,343  8,935  8,385  3,954  4,671   31,419 
             
Non-Gaelic speakers
ALL PEOPLE   275,944 688,292 249,761 1,777,049 1,221,453 438,808 351,735  5,003,042 
Males   141,914 352,637 126,673 866,032 598,059 196,791 122,838  2,404,944 
Females   134,030 335,655 123,088 911,017 623,394 242,017 228,897  2,598,098 
             
Percentage Gaelic speakers
ALL PEOPLE   0.34% 0.99% 0.92% 0.98% 1.36% 1.62% 1.99% 1.16%
Males   0.31% 0.91% 0.77% 0.99% 1.40% 1.63% 1.96% 1.13%
Females   0.36% 1.07% 1.08% 0.97% 1.33% 1.61% 2.00% 1.19%