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

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Table 5b: Reasons for presenting as homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners: 2013-14 and 2014-15

2013-14 2014-15
Number % of all applications from each accommodation type Number % of all applications from each accommodation type
From parents/ relatives 9,251 100 8,713 100
Dispute within household - violent or abusive 650 7 657 8
Dispute within household - non-violent 2,084 23 2,076 24
Asked to leave 4,971 54 4,672 54
Other reasons 1,546 17 1,308 15
From friends/ partners 7,057 100 6,538 100
Dispute within household - violent or abusive 1,131 16 1,161 18
Dispute within household - non-violent 2,166 31 2,161 33
Asked to leave 2,789 40 2,373 36
Other reasons 971 14 843 13