Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 2,129 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,993 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 2,161 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 2,022 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 2,105 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 2,007 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 2,150 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 2,035 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 2,149 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 2,029 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 2,061 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 1,963 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 2,053 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 1,884 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 2,037 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 1,919 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 1,993 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 1,857 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 1,970 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 1,838 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 1,847 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 1,601 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 1,497 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 1,288 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 1,273 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 1,177 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,145 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 1,098 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 1,179 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 998 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 1,020 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 920 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 934 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 907 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 936 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 829 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 906 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 894 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 969 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 922 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 916 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 907 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 964 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 889 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 942 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 869 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 890 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 820 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 853 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 798 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 869 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 798 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 811 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 827 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 894 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 825 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 751 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 822 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 830 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 785 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 801 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 774 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 764 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 744 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 741 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 710 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 769 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 750 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 727 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 747 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 754 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 769 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 816 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 782 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 823 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 789 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 822 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 788 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 842 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 806 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 768 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 825 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 799 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 852 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 777 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 876 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 805 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 854 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 795 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 856 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 788 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 842 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 717 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 789 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 739 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 838 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 758 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 830 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 737 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 819 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 769 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 607 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, Newport Pagnell 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/10100148/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 14th July 2024