Census 2011: Number of Welsh speakers falls over last decade

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The number of people who speak Welsh has fallen in the last decade, according to the 2011 census.

Figures also reveal Welsh is now a minority language in Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion.

It has been thought that migration trends and education might lead to an increase in speakers in less traditional Welsh-speaking areas.

Only two areas, Monmouthshire and Cardiff, saw a percentage increase.

Betsan Powys reports.

Number of Welsh speakers falling

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