Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1859 12,516 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 12,294 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 12,910 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 12,579 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 15,795 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 16,100 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 17,300 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 15,629 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 17,485 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 17,844 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 16,151 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 15,551 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 18,612 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 13,974 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 14,536 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 13,703 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 14,687 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 13,770 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 15,035 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 14,266 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 14,905 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 14,081 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 14,602 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 14,017 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 14,348 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 13,845 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 13,610 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 12,700 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 11,926 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 11,371 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 11,148 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 10,444 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 10,716 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 9,651 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 9,569 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 9,085 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 9,236 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 9,313 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 9,596 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 9,209 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 9,857 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 9,528 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 10,173 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 10,024 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 10,110 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 9,845 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 10,053 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 9,246 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 9,573 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 9,129 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 9,522 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 9,570 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 10,150 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 9,742 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 11,100 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 10,550 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 11,790 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 10,951 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 12,737 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 11,724 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 14,618 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 12,221 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 12,425 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 11,710 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 12,191 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 11,614 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 11,920 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 11,313 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 12,119 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 11,839 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 12,845 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 12,635 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 13,070 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 13,236 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 13,922 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 13,493 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 13,605 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 13,252 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 13,935 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 13,834 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 14,109 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 13,722 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 14,110 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 13,620 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 14,146 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 13,689 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 14,050 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 13,661 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 14,108 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 14,019 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 14,758 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 14,768 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 16,012 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 15,776 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 16,092 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 15,680 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 16,740 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 15,706 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 16,107 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 15,740 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 16,145 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 15,600 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 16,042 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 15,342 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 15,884 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 13,508 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 13,809 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 13,576 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 13,846 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 13,019 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 13,731 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 13,522 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 13,967 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 11,014 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, Nottinghamshire 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: 05th August 2020