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 C

Table C

Applications and Assessments by Ethnicity: Scotland: 2013-14

Category Sub-category 2011 Census Applications Assessments Not homeless Lost contact, withdrew, ineligible
Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population Number per 10,000 population
Scotland 5,295,403 36,457 69 29,326 55 1,720 3 3,786 7
White 5,084,407 33,347 66 26,896 53 1,610 3 3,341 7
Gypsy/Traveller 4,212 20 47 12 28 - - - -
Polish 61,201 504 82 413 67 - - - -
Mixed or multiple ethnic groups 19,815 89 45 76 38 3 2 9 5
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British 140,678 516 37 406 29 24 2 65 5
African 29,638 415 140 344 116 12 4 44 15
Caribbean or Black 6,540 128 196 108 165 5 8 10 15
Other ethnic group 14,325 852 595 736 514 31 22 95 66
Not known or Refused 1,110 - 760 - 35 - 222 -

Source for 2011 Census Data: Scotland's Census 2011 - National Records of Scotland - Table KS201SC - Ethnic group.

Available at: http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/ods-web/standard-outputs.html


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