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YearPopulation 10 years earlierCurrent Total Population 1801 31,770 1811 31,770 32,230 1821 32,230 43,527 1831 43,527 52,938 1841 52,938 54,116 1851 54,116 59,621 1861 59,621 64,758 1871 64,758 1881 85,370 1891 85,370 88,426 1901 88,426 1911 105,957 1921 105,957 105,240 1931 105,240 110,259 1941 110,259 1951 106,376 1961 106,376 117,200 1971 117,200 107,176 1981 107,176 117,495 1991 117,495 120,894 2001 120,894 121,552 2011 132,512 Date:Source: 1801 - 2011 Census of Population
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Date accessed: 20th January 2019
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