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The Fourth Statistical Account of East Lothian

Population

Cockenzie & Port Seton are included in the parish figures for Tranent

By burgh, from the General Registrar's office By locality - census - ie Cockenzie & Port Seton itself
1931 2526 1237M 1289F      
1951 3180 1571M 1609F      
1961 3461 1663M 1798F      
1971 3580 1726M 1854F 3743 1802M 1941F
1981 3750 -- -- 3671 1782M 1979F
  By Small Area Statistics - census
1991 NO DATA 4191 2002M 2189F
2001 NO DATA NO DATA
By settlement, from ELDC
1991 4333
1997 (est.) 5150
2001 5499 (ELC)

Population figures are difficult to compare, as no two sources extract data in the same way.

By 2000, the burgh's population had expanded with the completion of a 400-house residential estate bordering South Seton Park, and the 14-house Inglis Farm development.

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