Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1859 12,172 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 11,272 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 12,196 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 11,692 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 13,046 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 11,551 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 12,392 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 11,626 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 12,877 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 12,198 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 13,109 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 12,155 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 13,678 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 12,298 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 13,213 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 12,548 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 14,071 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 12,583 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 15,481 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 13,020 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 14,437 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 13,426 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 16,297 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 14,435 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 18,647 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 14,618 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 15,362 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 13,227 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 14,377 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 12,911 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 13,835 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 12,847 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 14,152 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 12,163 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 12,933 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 11,331 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 12,299 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 11,212 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 12,113 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 11,172 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 12,413 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 11,176 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 13,054 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 11,493 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 12,717 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 11,876 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 13,121 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 11,858 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 13,928 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 12,516 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 13,867 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 12,751 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 14,991 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 12,185 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 15,776 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 12,245 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 15,783 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 11,817 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 15,603 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 12,586 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 13,810 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 12,001 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 13,571 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 11,809 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 14,349 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 11,951 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 12,880 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 11,826 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 13,154 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 12,419 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 13,386 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 12,044 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 13,417 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 12,330 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 14,017 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 12,519 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 13,472 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 12,093 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 13,202 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 11,870 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 12,790 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 11,758 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 12,960 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 11,639 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 12,989 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 12,114 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 13,270 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 12,493 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 13,730 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 12,694 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 14,042 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 13,020 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 16,740 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 13,894 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 16,248 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 14,163 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 17,061 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 14,593 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 18,852 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 15,137 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 17,062 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 15,877 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 16,980 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 15,448 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 15,324 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 13,194 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 14,955 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 13,995 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 15,220 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 13,682 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 14,613 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 13,877 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 14,688 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 11,009 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, Surrey 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: 14th August 2020