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Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2013-14

This bulletin provides information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to 31 March 2014. It includes information on the characteristics of applicant households, local authority assessments and the action taken in respect of cases that were concluded. Snapshot data on households in temporary accommodation at 31 March 2014 are also presented.


Table 2a

Percentage of applications by household type

1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Single person 58 59 62 63 64 65 65 65 63 63 63 60 61 62 63 63 64 67
Single parent 29 28 27 27 26 24 22 22 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 21
Couple without children 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4
Couple with children 8 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 5
Other household type 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4

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