Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 1,805 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,751 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 1,972 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 2,053 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 2,140 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 2,496 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 2,164 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 2,046 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 2,325 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 2,493 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 2,363 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 2,264 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 2,323 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 2,115 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 2,363 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 2,240 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 2,428 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 2,494 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 2,810 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 2,680 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 2,978 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 2,895 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 2,955 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 2,747 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 2,806 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 2,853 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 2,628 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 2,713 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 2,679 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 2,568 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 2,428 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 2,348 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 2,529 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 2,676 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 2,493 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 2,715 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 2,699 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 2,967 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 3,453 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 3,624 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 3,453 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 3,472 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 3,587 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 3,170 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 3,052 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 2,910 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 2,780 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 2,569 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 2,634 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 2,694 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 2,721 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 2,863 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 3,105 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 3,502 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 3,524 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 3,907 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 3,797 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 4,033 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 3,880 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 4,393 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 3,868 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 4,168 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 3,722 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 4,172 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 3,729 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 4,556 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 3,992 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 4,397 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 4,237 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 4,350 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 4,235 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 4,464 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 4,106 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 4,256 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 4,121 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 4,217 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 4,090 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 4,232 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 3,972 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 3,519 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 3,845 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 3,552 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 3,614 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 3,386 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 3,523 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 3,288 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 3,515 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 3,434 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 3,628 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 3,484 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 3,692 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 3,552 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 3,735 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 3,650 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 3,894 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 3,719 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 3,996 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 3,813 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 4,073 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 3,843 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 3,727 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, Prescot 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/10030031/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 25th July 2024