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County Carlow
Contae Cheatharlach
100px-Carlow County Crest.svg
Coat of arms
250px-Island of Ireland location map Carlow.svg
Provinces Leinster
County town Carlow
Area Rank 31st
Population 54,612
Year 2011
Population Rank 30th
Car plates CW
Website www.countycarlow.ie

County Carlow is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Carlow, which lies on the River Barrow. The population of the county is 54,612 according to the 2011 census.

DemographyEdit

Population
Year Population ±%
1653 4,969
1659 5,434 +9.4%
1821 78,952 +1352.9%
1831 81,988 +3.8%
1841 86,228 +5.2%
1851 68,078 −21.0%
1861 57,137 −16.1%
1871 51,650 −9.6%
1881 46,568 −9.8%
1891 40,936 −12.1%
1901 37,748 −7.8%
1911 36,252 −4.0%
1926 34,476 −4.9%
1936 34,452 −0.1%
1946 34,081 −1.1%
1951 34,162 +0.2%
1956 33,888 −0.8%
1961 33,342 −1.6%
1966 33,593 +0.8%
1971 34,237 +1.9%
1979 38,668 +12.9%
1981 39,820 +3.0%
1986 40,988 +2.9%
1991 40,942 −0.1%
1996 41,616 +1.6%
2002 46,014 +10.6%
2006 50,349 +9.4%
2011 54,612 +8.5%

The population of Carlow accounted for 54,612 people at the most recent census in 2011.