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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2014-15

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Table 2: Total applications by household type (Number): 1996-97 to 2014-15

1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Single person 23,900 25,700 27,500 28,500 28,800 31,400 34,133 36,732 36,095 38,403 37,296 34,390 35,405 35,338 34,870 28,908 25,774 24,868 23,758
Single parent 12,000 12,100 12,000 12,200 11,500 11,800 11,630 12,587 13,566 14,288 14,066 13,820 13,885 13,800 13,108 10,932 9,087 7,730 7,460
Couple without children 1,700 1,700 1,800 1,800 1,700 1,800 2,224 2,561 2,839 2,859 2,916 2,938 2,915 2,757 2,601 1,862 1,623 1,416 1,328
Couple with children 3,100 3,100 2,900 2,600 2,400 2,300 2,599 2,813 3,025 3,050 3,152 3,303 2,981 2,961 2,825 2,119 1,942 1,693 1,603
Other household type 500 600 400 400 600 1,000 1,536 1,923 1,868 2,062 2,124 2,802 2,496 2,364 2,242 1,731 1,625 1,527 1,615