Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 980 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 965 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 1,041 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 1,134 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 1,176 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 1,083 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 1,100 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 1,012 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 1,012 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 876 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 892 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 806 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 938 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 931 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 911 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 822 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 864 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 790 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 851 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 756 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 859 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 817 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 793 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 769 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 828 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 715 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 776 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 732 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 705 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 808 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 719 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 723 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 703 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 736 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 764 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 799 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 789 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 822 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 779 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 805 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 835 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 848 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 801 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 809 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 801 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 804 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 868 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 817 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 842 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 881 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 912 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 961 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 951 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 997 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 1,003 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 954 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 955 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 928 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 896 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 884 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 908 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 896 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 884 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 888 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 836 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 804 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 875 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 784 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 795 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 745 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 708 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 668 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 668 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 652 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 647 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 628 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 638 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 583 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 566 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 532 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 486 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 506 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 453 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 487 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 454 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 529 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 454 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 507 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 429 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 474 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 395 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 441 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 389 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 439 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 425 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 449 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 432 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 471 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 431 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 461 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 353 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 359 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.


How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Whitby 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/10043797/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 25th July 2024