Population Statistics

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For comparison purposes, figures for areas which were only incorporated into the Borough in 1937 have been included for all years.

Year Population Year Population
1801 6792 1901 38404
1811 8041 1911 39509
1821 9503 1921 39369
1831 10473 1931 39722
1841 11568 1941
1851 13057 1951 39787
1861 18094 1961 40338
1871 23288 1971 44340
1881 30644
1891 34623

No census was taken in 1941 due to WWII.

After 1974, statistics cannot be compared due to boundary changes.h