Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1905 25,489 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 25,393 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 26,685 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 26,558 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 27,290 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 26,712 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 27,711 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 26,758 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 28,234 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 27,980 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 29,327 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 29,366 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 30,907 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 28,044 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 29,008 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 28,249 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 29,243 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 27,790 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 29,220 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 28,974 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 29,399 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 27,517 Show data context
Date: Source:
1905 - 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, Glamorgan RegC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166550/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 18th September 2019