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

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Table A: Individuals in households by gender and age: Scotland: 2014-15

  Female Male All
Adults
16-17 1,228 879 2,107
18-24 5,224 5,195 10,419
25-retirement 11,075 15,045 26,120
Retirement plus 547 438 985
All adults 18,074 21,557 39,631
Children
0-4 3,522 3,613 7,135
5-11 3,006 3,078 6,084
12-15 1,239 1,221 2,460
16-18 390 359 749
All children 8,157 8,271 16,428
All households applying in period 34,597

These tables are analysed by households.

The HL1 dataset records individual homelessness applications. Applications are defined as coming from the same household if they have been:

  • linked to another application, and
  • the adult members and family circumstances are the same in both applications.