Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1859 8,025 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 7,988 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 7,933 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 7,585 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 7,946 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 7,822 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 8,960 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 8,231 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 9,652 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 8,820 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 8,867 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 8,341 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 8,619 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 8,271 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 8,214 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 8,092 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 8,271 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 8,121 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 8,504 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 8,536 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 8,746 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 8,748 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 9,079 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 8,532 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 8,598 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 8,170 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 8,038 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 7,682 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 7,338 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 7,117 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 7,070 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 6,859 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 7,065 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 6,537 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 6,647 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 6,451 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 6,376 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 6,221 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 6,684 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 6,389 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 7,345 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 7,021 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 7,538 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 7,220 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 7,150 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 7,085 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 7,004 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 6,963 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 7,062 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 6,838 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 7,083 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 6,915 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 7,422 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 7,149 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 7,479 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 7,220 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 7,359 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 7,040 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 7,477 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 7,110 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 7,365 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 6,982 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 6,950 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 6,644 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 6,888 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 6,497 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 7,358 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 6,837 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 7,243 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 7,036 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 7,210 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 6,818 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 7,019 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 6,896 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 7,008 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 6,765 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 6,992 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 6,776 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 7,029 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 6,790 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 6,849 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 6,508 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 6,551 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 6,218 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 6,535 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 6,232 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 6,412 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 6,116 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 6,147 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 5,864 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 6,304 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 6,140 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 6,551 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 6,133 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 6,247 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 5,964 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 6,045 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 5,888 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 6,036 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 7,325 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 7,055 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 6,075 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 6,298 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 6,128 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 5,788 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 5,148 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 5,396 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 5,279 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 5,235 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 4,845 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 4,893 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 4,854 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 4,972 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 3,369 Show data context
Date: Source:
1859 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Annual Report (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1919 Local Government Board, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The total number of persons receiving non-contributory welfare assistance. These data are generally from administrative sources, including both the 19th century Poor Law system and modern Income Support.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cumberland RegC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th November 2019