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Homelessness in Scotland: 2016-17

DescriptionThis publication gives an overview of key trends and features of homelessness in Scotland. It provides information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to 31 March 2017. Data on households in temporary accommodation as at 31 March 2017 are also presented, together with data on households placed in unsuitable accommodation.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 27, 2017


A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 1 78851 049 3 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 265244

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Homelessness In Scotland: 2016-17


A Quick Guide to Homelessness Applications

Main Points



Temporary Accommodation


Notes on Tables

Summary of current legislation

Comparability with other UK homelessness statistics

A National Statistics publication for Scotland