Able-bodied paupers by gender and age

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Year Indoor Outdoor Receiving both
01 Jan 1859 115,267 Show data context 715,327 Show data context 545 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 102,746 Show data context 708,322 Show data context 551 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 116,790 Show data context 727,566 Show data context 519 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 101,549 Show data context 709,616 Show data context 674 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 131,644 Show data context 759,728 Show data context 496 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 115,516 Show data context 735,562 Show data context 496 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 142,509 Show data context 802,975 Show data context 682 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 122,552 Show data context 802,826 Show data context 880 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 145,603 Show data context 996,427 Show data context 594 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 124,775 Show data context 874,606 Show data context 593 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 139,109 Show data context 872,003 Show data context 641 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 119,549 Show data context 791,791 Show data context 537 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 139,282 Show data context 834,598 Show data context 892 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 121,245 Show data context 769,591 Show data context 455 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 140,643 Show data context 783,661 Show data context 509 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 122,838 Show data context 757,741 Show data context 869 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 147,385 Show data context 815,005 Show data context 810 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 133,292 Show data context 791,493 Show data context 759 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 162,231 Show data context 877,023 Show data context 849 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 143,292 Show data context 827,154 Show data context 941 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 167,578 Show data context 878,152 Show data context 839 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 143,225 Show data context 834,055 Show data context 420 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 169,094 Show data context 915,350 Show data context 377 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 144,239 Show data context 843,278 Show data context 355 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 167,771 Show data context 917,588 Show data context 302 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 141,243 Show data context 831,742 Show data context 309 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 156,442 Show data context 824,247 Show data context 353 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 134,241 Show data context 742,499 Show data context 265 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 153,926 Show data context 736,201 Show data context 245 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 134,937 Show data context 687,388 Show data context 198 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 151,887 Show data context 680,091 Show data context 392 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 137,602 Show data context 646,062 Show data context 342 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 155,265 Show data context 662,167 Show data context 390 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 133,797 Show data context 611,827 Show data context 441 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 151,468 Show data context 600,957 Show data context 462 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 137,734 Show data context 569,174 Show data context 467 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 160,541 Show data context 571,502 Show data context 480 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 146,775 Show data context 562,916 Show data context 242 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 171,228 Show data context 576,390 Show data context 193 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 153,951 Show data context 571,668 Show data context 211 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 179,389 Show data context 625,539 Show data context 152 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 164,383 Show data context 305,388 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 194,467 Show data context 649,203 Show data context 184 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 172,284 Show data context 600,075 Show data context 174 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 195,109 Show data context 614,053 Show data context 179 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 172,686 Show data context 600,349 Show data context 163 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 193,787 Show data context 609,482 Show data context 112 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 171,014 Show data context 589,934 Show data context 178 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 194,543 Show data context 609,047 Show data context 129 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 169,349 Show data context 583,338 Show data context 104 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 192,068 Show data context 586,110 Show data context 860 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 172,767 Show data context 576,065 Show data context 142 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 194,613 Show data context 594,170 Show data context 119 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 172,564 Show data context 575,671 Show data context 175 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 199,482 Show data context 613,373 Show data context 159 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 174,945 Show data context 594,727 Show data context 185 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 201,598 Show data context 620,517 Show data context 100 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 177,742 Show data context 591,733 Show data context 140 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 206,134 Show data context 625,067 Show data context 152 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 179,148 Show data context 594,736 Show data context 160 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 204,758 Show data context 612,287 Show data context 145 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 175,216 Show data context 581,828 Show data context 145 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 200,263 Show data context 592,764 Show data context 219 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 173,271 Show data context 565,545 Show data context 187 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 198,044 Show data context 582,239 Show data context 174 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 173,786 Show data context 553,980 Show data context 276 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 198,934 Show data context 562,320 Show data context 219 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 178,120 Show data context 555,658 Show data context 177 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 206,584 Show data context 576,870 Show data context 143 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 188,871 Show data context 564,961 Show data context 114 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 221,550 Show data context 600,229 Show data context 142 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 192,296 Show data context 573,851 Show data context 87 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 224,943 Show data context 602,484 Show data context 166 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 197,716 Show data context 593,751 Show data context 116 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 229,552 Show data context 610,735 Show data context 169 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 200,478 Show data context 592,462 Show data context 160 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 227,965 Show data context 608,547 Show data context 162 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 200,420 Show data context 590,447 Show data context 192 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 231,606 Show data context 605,125 Show data context 182 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 207,026 Show data context 635,613 Show data context 142 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 230,773 Show data context 590,181 Show data context 142 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 203,744 Show data context 573,379 Show data context 140 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 226,747 Show data context 580,600 Show data context 124 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 199,932 Show data context 488,386 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 227,148 Show data context 500,321 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 207,458 Show data context 495,546 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 239,824 Show data context 508,877 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 217,686 Show data context 502,440 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 249,109 Show data context 519,062 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 221,985 Show data context 504,257 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 259,909 Show data context 528,257 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 234,230 Show data context 519,816 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 256,274 Show data context 575,201 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 232,880 Show data context 537,351 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 262,636 Show data context 562,240 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 233,813 Show data context 532,539 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 281,952 Show data context 552,060 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 252,099 Show data context 528,637 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 287,773 Show data context 552,092 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 259,045 Show data context 533,447 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 300,617 Show data context 568,869 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 277,393 Show data context 535,478 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 306,315 Show data context 544,450 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 276,705 Show data context 517,516 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 298,877 Show data context 499,020 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 263,837 Show data context 399,914 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 255,527 Show data context 412,196 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 275,292 Show data context 410,954 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 244,956 Show data context 385,499 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 264,292 Show data context 388,917 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 347,761 Show data context 388,987 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 361,937 Show data context 394,843 Show data context
01 Jan 1916 349,000 Show data context
01 Jan 1917 316,000 Show data context
01 Jan 1918 290,000 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 266,282 Show data context 287,244 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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Date accessed: 10th April 2020