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

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Table C: Applications and Assessments by Ethnicity: Scotland: 2014-15

Category Sub-category 2011 Census Applications Assessments Not homeless Lost contact, withdrew, ineligible
Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population
Scotland 5,295,403 35,764 68 29,565 56 1,539 3 3,276 6
White 5,084,407 32,202 63 26,556 52 1,423 3 2,904 6
Gypsy/Traveller 4,212 39 93 24 57 - - - -
Polish 61,201 713 117 609 100 - - - -
Mixed or multiple ethnic groups 19,815 98 49 88 44 4 2 1 1
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British 140,678 446 32 360 26 23 2 50 4
African 29,638 364 123 308 104 11 4 42 14
Caribbean or Black 6,540 161 246 144 220 4 6 12 18
Other ethnic group 14,325 1,342 937 1,238 864 22 15 72 50
Not known or Refused 1,151 - 871 - 52 - 195 -