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The Growth of Norwich
& Norwich Pubs(from 1700)
1. : Early SurveysPopulation figures, of varying validity,
are available from the 1690s as follows :-
reached 30,000 around the turn of the century.
The estimate for 1750 is 36,000
(vide 1752 = 36,159)
1786 (40,051) is the last (available) figure
2. : Census Facts(nationally adjusted)
The 1801 Census the (adj.) figure was 38,502.
In 1811 the population was still only 38,795.
Astonishingly, only 10 years later it had
increased by 33.12% (to 51,645)
A further increase of 21.12% occurred
2. : Census Facts (contd.)
The decade 1831 - 41 saw a virtual standstill
Over the rest of the half-century (to 1861)
In 1871, i.e. around the time of maximum
3. : The Contemporary SceneSince the 1930s, numbers have tended -
if anything - to decline a little : on account of
still more "slum-clearance" and (the undoubted
extra) residents living just beyond the
restrictive City boundaries.
However, this website ignores the current