Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 809 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 676 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 727 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 735 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 797 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 758 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 786 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 865 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 935 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 867 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 796 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 860 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 932 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 803 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 845 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 817 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 894 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 939 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 1,048 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 1,086 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 1,216 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 1,058 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 1,069 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 980 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 993 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 910 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,002 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 972 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 1,044 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 1,054 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 981 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 982 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 1,057 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 884 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 923 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 871 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 782 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 718 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 832 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 760 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 910 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 714 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 905 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 728 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 884 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 800 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 787 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 794 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 775 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 744 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 750 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 703 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 765 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 738 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 856 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 784 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 858 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 740 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 778 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 714 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 1,060 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 765 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 851 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 710 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 741 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 632 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 662 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 568 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 681 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 647 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 719 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 616 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 678 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 600 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 678 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 611 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 652 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 602 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 663 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 600 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 608 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 677 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 609 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 663 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 681 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 714 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 734 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 806 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 715 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 763 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 712 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 801 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 718 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 779 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 735 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 744 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 729 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 691 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 653 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 692 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 643 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 616 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, Hartley Wintney 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/10155150/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 12th July 2024