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The following census information covering the years 1801 to 2001 shows that Mere has been a very slow-growing village compared with Wiltshire as a whole.

Up until the end of the 19th century, the Mere parish included Zeals but by 1901 the census figures are for Mere only.

 

Mere Census Information

Year Mere Wiltshire
 
1801 2,091 185,107
1811 2,211 193,828
1821 2,422 222,157
1831 2,708 240,156
1841 3,139 258,733
1851 2,991 254,221
1861 2,929 249,311
1871 3,161 257,177
1881 2,931 258,965
1891 2,749 264,997
1901 1,977 271,394
1911 1,919 286,822
1921 1,847 292,208
1931 1,764 303,373
1951 2,167 386,692
1961 1,920 422,950
1971 2,085 486,747
1981 2,219 518,545
1991 2,257 564,471
2001 2,633 613,024