Administrative unit

South Wales RegC

Poor Law/Registration County

Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1859 34,878 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 34,233 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 34,426 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 34,830 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 36,131 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 36,902 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 38,396 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 38,479 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 38,178 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 39,180 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 39,138 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 38,468 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 38,717 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 38,664 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 38,267 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 37,489 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 39,122 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 39,719 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 40,752 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 41,159 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 42,763 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 42,604 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 43,381 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 43,160 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 43,796 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 42,686 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 42,568 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 40,547 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 39,131 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 36,900 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 35,306 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 33,702 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 33,535 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 33,520 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 33,077 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 32,968 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 33,312 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 33,285 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 35,117 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 35,121 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 36,274 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 36,736 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 37,511 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 36,535 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 36,006 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 36,492 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 34,716 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 34,130 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 34,206 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 33,248 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 32,663 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 32,224 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 32,399 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 32,251 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 32,848 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 33,234 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 33,433 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 33,437 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 33,735 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 33,371 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 33,323 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 32,921 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 32,213 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 30,838 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 30,799 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 29,906 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 30,065 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 29,766 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 31,001 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 30,884 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 32,276 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 31,293 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 32,003 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 32,608 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 33,058 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 32,642 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 34,350 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 33,469 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 34,216 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 63,635 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 35,404 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 33,974 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 34,295 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 33,340 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 33,563 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 33,094 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 34,423 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 34,445 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 34,875 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 34,141 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 35,628 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 35,088 Show data context
Date: Source:
1859 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Annual Report (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1904 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, South Wales 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/10285049/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 12th May 2021