Total Population

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Year Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 77,582 Show data context
1811 77,582 Show data context 91,883 Show data context
1821 91,883 Show data context 107,875 Show data context
1831 107,875 Show data context 122,550 Show data context
1841 122,550 Show data context 140,847 Show data context
1851 140,847 Show data context 150,606 Show data context
1861 2,218,139 Show data context
1871 264,854 Show data context
1881 264,854 Show data context 380,814 Show data context
1891 380,974 Show data context 574,999 Show data context
1901 558,425 Show data context 810,306 Show data context
1911 810,468 Show data context 1,144,520 Show data context
Date: Source:
1801 - 1851 1851 Census of Great Britain, Population tables 2, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Sub-Districts'
1871 1871 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Registrars' Sub-Districts'
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 4 , 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'
1891 1891 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 2 , 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'
1901 1901 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 12 , 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 5 , 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'

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Date accessed: 22nd June 2021