Literacy by Gender

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Data for 1851 Sex
Whether able to read & write Male Female
Able to read & write 5,858 Show data context 3,075 Show data context
Able to read but not write 1,983 Show data context 2,024 Show data context
Unable to read or write 7,663 Show data context 10,616 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.


How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Magunihy IrlBarony through time | Learning & Language Statistics | Literacy by Gender, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/unit/12844232/cube/READ_WRITE_SEX_5UP

Date accessed: 30th May 2024