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The Fourth Statistical Account of East Lothian

Population

By parish (burgh), from the General Registrar's office By locality - census - ie Prestonpans itself
1931 5986 (2426) 3150M (1273M) 2836F (1153F)      
1951 7593 (2907) 3799M (1433M) 3794F (1474F)      
1961 8339 (3105) 4151M (1525M) 4188F (1580F)      
1971 8561 (3132) 4252M (1531M) 4309F (1601F) 8473 4205M 4268F
1981 7726 (7609) 3822M 3904F 7620 3769M 3851F
  By Small Area Statistics - census
1991 7152 3439M 3713F 6790 3266M 3254F
2001 7341 3541M 3800F NO DATA
By Parish, from ELDC By settlement, from ELDC
1991 6767 7014
1997 (est.) 7249 3620M 3628F 7224
2001 NO DATA 7153 (ELC)

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

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