Literacy by Gender

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Data for 1851 Sex
Whether able to read & write Male Female
Able to read & write 1,976 Show data context 1,355 Show data context
Able to read but not write 712 Show data context 831 Show data context
Unable to read or write 4,433 Show data context 5,090 Show data context
Date: Source:
1851 1851 Census of Ireland, General, Table 1 , 'General Table.'

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Ability to read and write for males and females aged five and up. This was tabulated by the Irish census in 1851.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lismore and Mocollop IrlPar through time | Learning & Language Statistics | Literacy by Gender, A Vision of Ireland through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd July 2024