Able-bodied paupers by gender and age

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Year Indoor Outdoor Receiving both
01 Jan 1859 1,492 Show data context 14,349 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 1,376 Show data context 14,772 Show data context 21 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 1,524 Show data context 14,655 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 1,292 Show data context 14,635 Show data context 17 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 1,556 Show data context 14,963 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,451 Show data context 14,967 Show data context 18 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 1,692 Show data context 15,465 Show data context 9 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 1,599 Show data context 15,776 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 1,921 Show data context 15,946 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 1,656 Show data context 16,715 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 1,720 Show data context 16,993 Show data context 11 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 1,543 Show data context 17,322 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 1,786 Show data context 17,381 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 1,739 Show data context 16,965 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 1,910 Show data context 17,230 Show data context 9 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 1,812 Show data context 17,816 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 2,082 Show data context 18,915 Show data context 42 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 2,168 Show data context 20,086 Show data context 22 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 2,418 Show data context 21,069 Show data context 9 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 2,330 Show data context 21,312 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 2,530 Show data context 21,625 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 2,347 Show data context 21,836 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 2,761 Show data context 22,729 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 2,457 Show data context 21,963 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 2,685 Show data context 22,470 Show data context 11 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 2,537 Show data context 22,514 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 2,710 Show data context 22,666 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 2,332 Show data context 19,796 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 2,596 Show data context 18,046 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 2,286 Show data context 16,662 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 2,582 Show data context 16,120 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 2,432 Show data context 15,648 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 2,701 Show data context 15,337 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 2,301 Show data context 13,836 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 2,701 Show data context 14,187 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 2,424 Show data context 13,890 Show data context 74 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 2,860 Show data context 14,772 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 2,771 Show data context 15,091 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 3,275 Show data context 15,908 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 123 Show data context 16,779 Show data context 3,063 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 3,680 Show data context 20,052 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 3,600 Show data context 19,866 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 4,165 Show data context 19,472 Show data context 22 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 3,602 Show data context 18,003 Show data context 14 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 3,815 Show data context 17,828 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 3,332 Show data context 16,742 Show data context 32 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 3,607 Show data context 16,811 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 3,296 Show data context 16,749 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 3,524 Show data context 16,901 Show data context 12 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 3,203 Show data context 16,878 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 3,658 Show data context 16,989 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 3,574 Show data context 19,962 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 3,956 Show data context 26,135 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 3,579 Show data context 21,299 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 4,159 Show data context 21,611 Show data context 12 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 3,694 Show data context 21,303 Show data context 30 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 4,335 Show data context 19,771 Show data context 16 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 3,885 Show data context 20,031 Show data context 10 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 4,283 Show data context 19,877 Show data context 25 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 3,726 Show data context 19,874 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 3,931 Show data context 19,071 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 3,433 Show data context 18,586 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 3,704 Show data context 18,064 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 3,429 Show data context 17,227 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 3,938 Show data context 17,165 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 3,650 Show data context 16,969 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 4,233 Show data context 16,925 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 4,208 Show data context 17,985 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 4,748 Show data context 19,375 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 4,410 Show data context 20,431 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 5,008 Show data context 19,296 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 4,463 Show data context 18,096 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 5,286 Show data context 19,569 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 4,677 Show data context 19,010 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 5,513 Show data context 19,122 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 4,840 Show data context 19,232 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 5,366 Show data context 19,094 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 4,916 Show data context 19,397 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 5,379 Show data context 19,877 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 4,960 Show data context 19,683 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 5,217 Show data context 18,847 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 4,790 Show data context 18,736 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 5,068 Show data context 18,722 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 4,699 Show data context 16,743 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 5,277 Show data context 16,758 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 4,935 Show data context 17,161 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 5,949 Show data context 17,276 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 5,787 Show data context 17,426 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 6,439 Show data context 18,894 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 5,869 Show data context 18,492 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 6,729 Show data context 19,333 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 6,065 Show data context 19,970 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 6,642 Show data context 21,681 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 6,010 Show data context 21,618 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 6,748 Show data context 22,077 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 6,059 Show data context 21,802 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 7,378 Show data context 22,227 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 6,737 Show data context 21,763 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 7,521 Show data context 22,387 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 7,389 Show data context 23,011 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 8,499 Show data context 31,184 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 8,199 Show data context 24,167 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 8,827 Show data context 24,353 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 7,996 Show data context 20,717 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 8,540 Show data context 21,180 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 7,377 Show data context 16,753 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 7,906 Show data context 17,235 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 7,020 Show data context 16,913 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 7,313 Show data context 17,052 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 6,590 Show data context 15,723 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 7,041 Show data context 15,862 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 9,142 Show data context 15,908 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 9,701 Show data context 16,642 Show data context
01 Jan 1916 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1917 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1918 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 7,094 Show data context 12,719 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 exact meaning of the term 'able-bodied', as used in the Poor Law system, is a matter of some controversy but is generally understood to exclude the aged and infirm, and 'lunatics', but to include large numbers who were temporarily ill. The system's reports consistently divide those receiving relief into Men, Women and Children.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, County Durham RegC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Able-bodied paupers by gender and age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th January 2021