Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 2,045 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,980 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 2,058 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 1,844 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 1,985 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 1,996 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 2,006 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 1,856 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 2,078 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 1,838 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 1,969 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 1,831 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 1,849 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 1,728 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 1,800 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 1,723 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 1,771 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 1,759 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 1,897 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 1,823 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 1,976 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 1,737 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 1,646 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 1,434 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 1,537 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 1,408 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,386 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 1,364 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 1,315 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 1,175 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 1,175 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 1,023 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 1,105 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 965 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 1,010 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 924 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 968 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 914 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 970 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 880 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 899 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 867 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 937 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 872 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 999 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 832 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 871 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 826 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 914 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 804 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 883 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 798 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 839 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 797 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 868 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 809 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 916 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 840 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 936 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 892 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 898 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 888 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 929 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 904 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 1,015 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 1,019 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 1,044 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 985 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 1,034 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 1,027 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 1,144 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 1,066 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 1,226 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 1,090 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 1,151 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 1,033 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 1,115 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 1,024 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 1,085 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 1,026 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 977 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 1,062 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 963 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 1,103 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 962 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 1,170 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 1,036 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 1,140 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 1,102 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 1,230 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 1,168 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 1,339 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 1,253 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 1,294 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 1,275 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 1,382 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 1,296 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 1,462 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 1,364 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 1,431 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 1,071 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 1,179 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament pre 1871 (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1911 Local Government Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament from 1871 onwards (HMSO) ,

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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, Guildford RegD/PLU through time | Work & Poverty Statistics | Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10221249/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 22nd May 2024