• Population of Uig, 1755-2001

    The population of the parish of Uig, from early accounts and then the national census. The area covered varied before 1901 but always includes Bernera and Callanish, so gives a much larger number than the core population of West Uig.

    Year Population Notes
    1755 1312 Rev A Webster's Census of Scotland
    1792 1898 August; Old Statistical Account
    1801 2086 10 March 1801
    1817 2773 Enumeration by Ground Officers (district)
    1811 2500 27 May 1811
    1821 2857 28 May 1821
    1831 3041 30 May 1831
    1841 3316 6 June 1841
    1851 3209 30 March 1851
    1861 2878 7 April 1861
    1871 3143 2 April 1871
    1881 3489 3 April 1881
    1891 3660 5 April 1891
    1901 4497 31 March 1901
    1911 4462 2 April 1911
    1921 3956 19 June 1921
    1931 3364 26 April 1931
    1941 n/a no census during wartime
    1951 2718 8 April 1951
    1961 2430 23 April 1961
    1971 1947 25 April 1971
    1981 1824 5 April 1981
    1991 1661 21 April 1991
    2001 1527 29 April 2001

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