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What is the population of Ipswich? 10 stats you may need to know about Suffolk

13:48 27 January 2015

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There are more than 700,000 people in Suffolk, with around 130,000 of those living in the county town.

Find out more about the county here with our 10 stats you may need to know.

Population of Ipswich: 133,400

Length of A14: 127 miles

Year ITFC won the FA Cup: 1978

Size of Ipswich: 15.22 square miles

Century Ipswich/Gippeswyk was founded: 7th Century

Number of times ITFC has faced Norwich City: 139 times

Number of Parliamentary constituencies in Suffolk: 7

Size of Suffolk: 1,466 square miles

Population of Suffolk: 730,100

Year Cardinal Wolsey was born: 1473

2 comments

  • The population of Ipswich stat is patently false! It`s been about 130, 000 ever since I can remember yet there has been thousands of immigrants move in since then? Of course, if half of them are under the radar, say no more, then these figures are merely a guess.....or more sinisterly a deliberate attempt to bull the public that nobody has moved here at all!

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    Supernova6

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • Here's some more key stats: 17% = Ipswich's Suffolk County Councillors 13 from 75. 0% = Ipswich County Council cabinet members residing in Ipswich. 246,000 = Greater Ipswich TTW 2010 Labour Market (dependent on Ipswich). £6.2b = Greater Ipswich GVA - gross value assetsize of our economy, but with 50% of it benefiting rural coastal Suffolk, not urban Ipswich. 750 = No. of years Ipswich had control over its local government. 41 = No. of years it has taken two tier government to mismanage and siphon off the town's assets, and "Suffolkate" it ! 0 = our chances of Ipswich succeeding under this form of local government.

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    Mark Ling

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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