Town’s population:
1564 – ca. 2000, 1630 – ca. 900, 1661 – ca. 100, 1793 – 1152, 1808 – 1342, 1828 – 3237, 1857 – 3848, 1881 – 5696, 1897 – 5763, 1910 – 6864, 1921 – 5070, 1931 – 10797, 1939 – 13458, 1945 – 11500, 1961 – 16747, 1995 – 39703, 2007 – 38527.
Number and percentage of Jews:
1564 – ca. 70 (2%), 1579 – 72, 1599 – ca. 270 (ok. 6%), 1602 – ca. 220 (ca. 13%), 1633 – ca. 200 (ca. 26%), 1765 – 1349, 1793 – 997 (86%), 1797 – 972 (67%), 1800 – 1263 (74.5%), 1808 – 1085 (80.8%), 1827 – 2322 (73.9%), 1857 – 2936 (76.3%), 1897 – 3776 (65.5%), 1921 – 2419 (47.7%), 1939 – ca. 4000, 1940 – above 3000, January 1941 – 2300.
 

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