Skip to main content

This report looks at ability in the Welsh language, confidence in using Welsh and attitudes towards the Welsh language.

Main points

  • 62% of those who couldn’t speak Welsh said that they would like to be able to speak Welsh.
  • 86% believe the Welsh language is something to be proud of.
  • 67% thought more effort needed to be put into supporting the language.
  • 68% of Welsh speakers felt confident speaking Welsh.
  • 36% worried they would be judged on how well they spoke it.


Welsh language confidence and attitudes (National Survey for Wales), April 2017 to March 2018 , file type: PDF, file size: 880 KB

880 KB
If you need a more accessible version of this document please email Please tell us the format you need. If you use assistive technology please tell us what this is.


Lisa Walters

Telephone: 0300 025 6682

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau a gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls and correspondence in Welsh.


Telephone: 0300 025 8099

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.