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A Few Census Statistics for Scotland

Census Statistics, mainly for for Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and North Fife, but also for the sixteen largest towns - all in Scotland.

Most are for 1931, but Dundee totals from 1801 to 1931 are included - also in chart form.

APPEND1X B
TABLE 1. - The Sixteen Largest Towns in Scotland, Census 1931.

	Glasgow . . . . . . . 1,088,417		Kirkcaldy  . . . 43,874
	Edinburgh . . . . . . . 438,998		Coatbridge . . . 43,056
	Dundee .  . . . . . . . 175,583		Kilmarnock . . . 38,099
	Aberdeen  . . . . . . . 167,259		Hamilton . . . . 37,863
	Paisley . . . . . . . .  86,441		Ayr  . . . . . . 36,784
	Greenock  . . . . . . .  78,948		Falkirk  . . . . 36,565
	Motherwell and Wishaw .  64,708		Dunfermline  . . 34,954
	Clydebank . . . . . . .  46,963		Perth  . . . . . 34,807
TABLE 2. - The Population of Dundee at each Census since 1800.

	1801 - 26,084		1851 -  78,931		1901 - 161,173
	1811 - 29,616		1861 -  90,417		1911 - 165,044
	1821 - 30,575		1871 - 118,977		1921 - 168,217
	1831 - 45,355		1881 - 140,063		1931 - 175,583
	1841 - 62,873		1891 - 153,330

TABLE 3. - The Population of the Towns of Angus and Perthshire, Census 1931.

	Dundee. . . . . . . . .  175,583	Monifieth. . . . . . . 2,984
	Perth . . . . . . . . . . 34,807	Dunblane . . . . . . . 2,692
	Arbroath. . . . . . . . . 17,637	Auchterarder . . . . . 2,254
	Montrose. . . . . . . . . 10,196	Coupar Angus . . . . . 1,883
	Forfar. . . . . . . . . .  9,660	Alyth. . . . . . . . . 1,662
	Brechin . . . . . . . . .  6,838	Callander. . . . . . . 1,572
	Crieff. . . . . . . . . .  5,544  	Aberfeldy. . . . . . . 1,505
	Carnoustie. . . . . . . .  4,806	Doune. . . . . . . . .   822
	Blairgowrie and Rattray .  4,676	Abernethy. . . . . . .	 595
	Kirriemuir. . . . . . . .  3,326
Towns in the North of Fife.
	St. Andrews . . . . . . .  8,269	Tayport. . . . . . . 3,164
	Cupar . . . . . . . . . .  4,596	Newburgh . . . . . . 2,152
	Newport . . . . . . . . .  3,275	Auchtermuchty. . . . 1,253
 

These figures were extracted from a table on page 187 an old book about the Dundee District in Broughty Ferry Library, Dundee.

 

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