Total Population

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Year Population 20 years earlier Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 1,608,420 Show data context
1811 1,805,864 Show data context
1821 2,091,521 Show data context
1831 2,364,386 Show data context
1841 2,620,184 Show data context
1851 2,888,742 Show data context
1861 3,062,294 Show data context
1871 3,360,018 Show data context
1881 1,640,360 Show data context
1891 4,025,647 Show data context
1901 4,025,647 Show data context 4,472,103 Show data context
1911 4,760,904 Show data context
1921 4,760,904 Show data context 4,882,497 Show data context
1931 3,736,518 Show data context 4,882,497 Show data context 4,842,980 Show data context
1951 4,882,497 Show data context 4,842,980 Show data context 5,096,415 Show data context
1961 5,179,344 Show data context
1971 5,228,963 Show data context
1981 5,228,940 Show data context 4,953,084 Show data context
1991 4,953,084 Show data context 4,999,541 Show data context
2001 4,999,541 Show data context 5,061,999 Show data context
2011 5,295,403 Show data context
Date: Source:
1801 - 1851 1851 Census of Great Britain, Population tables 2, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [3] , 'Ages of the Males and Females in the Registration Counties arranged Geographically'
1871 1871 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [2] , 'Ages of the People, distinguishing the Sexes, at every year of life, in each of the Registration Counties'
1881 1891 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [1] , 'Ages of the Males and Females for every Quinquennial Period of Life, for the Divisions, Counties, and Civil Parishes of Scotland'
1891 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of does not appear in SRC_TAB]
1901 1901 Census of Scotland, General Report vol. 1, Table 1 _1, 'Scotland in Civil Counties and Parishes, the Parishes being in alphabetical order under each County and arranged in two sub-divisions: The number of Families, of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and Building; the number of the total Population and of Persons of each Sex; the number of Persons aged three years and upwards, speaking Gaelic only, and Gaelic and English; the number of Rooms with Windows, for each Parish, on 31st March, 1901; and for comparison, the number of Families, Houses, Males, Females, and both Sexes, and Rooms with Windows in 1891'
1911 - 2011 Census of Population
1921 1921 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 1 , 'Population of Burghs, County Public Health Districts, and Civil Parishes of XXXXX in 1921 and in 1911'
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 1 , 'Population of Burghs, Districts of Counties, and Civil Parishes'
1951 1951 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 1 , 'Comparison of population, density per 100 acres, and houses with 1931', for 'Burghs, Districts of Counties and CPs'
1961 1961 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 6 , 'Age and Martial Condition', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of S1971COU_M8 does not appear in SRC_TAB]

 

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