- 24 Sep 2020
Date received: 31 Jul 2020
Date responded: 27 Aug 2020
Data on homelessness applications by local authority for Oct-Dec 2019, Jan-March 2020 and April-June 2020.
The Scottish Government regularly collects and publishes data on homeless applications from local authorities in Scotland. Our most recent publication, 'Homelessness in Scotland: 2019-20' was published on 27th August 2020, and contains data for applications up to 31st March 2020. We expect to publish official statistics for the period 1st April to 30th September 2020 in January 2021.
The table below gives the quarterly number of applications by local authority for October to December 2019 and January to March 2020.
|2019 Q4||2020 Q1|
|Argyll & Bute||92||113|
|Dumfries & Galloway||207||250|
|Perth & Kinross||214||190|
We do not currently have data on applications for April to June 2020 as part of our routine homelessness data collections. However the Scottish Government has been collecting data on homeless applications as part of its response to Coronavirus. This information is published as management information and not as Official or National Statistics, and is available at:
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House