Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1859 17,973 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 17,273 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 18,732 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 18,168 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 19,329 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 18,316 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 20,148 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 19,106 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 20,257 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 19,565 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 20,273 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 19,260 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 20,177 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 19,527 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 20,370 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 19,854 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 20,399 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 19,640 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 20,956 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 20,201 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 21,461 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 20,238 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 21,490 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 20,824 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 21,855 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 20,579 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 20,745 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 18,995 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 19,290 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 17,847 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 17,805 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 17,007 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 17,552 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 16,251 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 16,393 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 15,310 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 15,397 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 14,607 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 15,266 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 14,670 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 15,381 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 14,684 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 15,804 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 15,347 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 16,017 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 15,444 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 15,951 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 15,195 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 15,987 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 15,261 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 15,445 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 14,964 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 15,579 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 15,131 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 15,783 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 15,726 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 16,118 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 15,551 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 16,317 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 15,805 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 16,566 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 15,813 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 16,332 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 16,058 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 16,273 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 15,948 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 15,663 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 15,206 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 15,774 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 15,619 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 16,348 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 15,786 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 16,374 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 16,300 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 16,996 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 16,391 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 16,938 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 16,544 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 17,037 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 16,442 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 16,817 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 16,301 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 16,271 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 15,550 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 16,032 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 15,550 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 16,215 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 15,570 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 16,313 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 15,814 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 16,166 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 15,691 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 16,333 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 16,277 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 16,841 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 16,536 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 17,044 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 16,752 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 17,366 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 16,669 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 17,086 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 16,380 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 16,727 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 15,830 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 15,464 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 12,551 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 13,006 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 12,407 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 13,074 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 12,349 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 12,614 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 12,439 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 12,907 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 9,926 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 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, Lincolnshire RegC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th August 2019