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 5b

Table 5b

Reasons for presenting as homeless while living with parents/ relatives/ friends or partners

2012-13 2013-14
Number % of all applications from each accommodation type Number % of all applications from each accommodation type
From parents/ relatives 10,189 100 9,006 100
Dispute within household - violent or abusive 629 6 622 7
Dispute within household - non-violent 2,357 23 2,005 22
Asked to leave 5,340 52 4,740 53
Other reasons 1,863 18 1,639 18
From friends/ partners 7,734 100 6,932 100
Dispute within household - violent or abusive 1,209 16 1,076 16
Dispute within household - non-violent 2,421 31 2,071 30
Asked to leave 2,982 39 2,713 39
Other reasons 1,122 15 1,072 15

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