Publication - Statistics

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

Published: 24 Jun 2014
ISBN:
9781784126070

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.

Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland: 2013-14
Table 2c

Table 2c

Percentage applications by household type and gender

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: male 45% 45% 42% 43% 41% 39% 40% 41% 41% 42% 44% 46%
Single person: female 20% 20% 20% 21% 21% 21% 21% 21% 22% 22% 21% 21%
Total single person 65% 65% 63% 63% 63% 60% 61% 62% 63% 63% 64% 67%
Single parent: male 2% 3% 3% 4% 5% 5% 6% 7% 7% 7% 6% 4%
Single parent: female 20% 20% 20% 20% 19% 19% 18% 17% 17% 17% 17% 16%
Total single parent 22% 22% 24% 24% 24% 24% 24% 24% 24% 24% 23% 21%
Couple without children 4% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 4% 4% 4%
Couple with children 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 6% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Other without children 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Other with children 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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