Metadata

Indicator code
0.1.1
Indicator name

Homelessness applications

Geographical coverage

UK

Unit of measurement

Number of households (000s)

Comparability

Not comparable due to substantial differences in legislation across each of the nations.

Footnote (FULL)

More detail can be found on the GSS's interactive tool: https://gss.civilservice.gov.uk/tools/GSS-Homelessness-Interactive-Tool/


Associated sources
0.1.1.4
0.1.1.3
0.1.1.2
0.1.1.1

Sources

0.1.1.1
Measure

Number of households assessed for homelessness; Number of households assessed for homelessness (per 1,000 households)

Source

H-CLIC Homelessness returns

Organisation

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Geographical coverage

England

Time period

April 2018 to June 2018 - October 2020 to December 2020

Frequency

Quarterly and annually

Earliest available data

April 2018 to June 2018

Link to data source
Other information

N/A

0.1.1.2
Measure

Number of homelessness applications registered; Number of homelessness applications registered (per 1,000 households)

Source

Homelessness in Scotland

Organisation

Scottish Government

Geographical coverage

Scotland

Time period

April 2002 to March 2003 - April 2019 to March 2020

Frequency

Annually

Earliest available data

April 2002 to March 2003

Link to data source
Other information

N/A

0.1.1.3
Measure

Number of households initially assessed for homelessness; Number of households initially assessed for homelessness (per 1,000 households)

Source

Homelessness data collection

Organisation

Welsh Government

Geographical coverage

Wales

Time period

April 2015 to March 2016 - April 2019 to March 2020

Frequency

Annually

Earliest available data

April 2015 to March 2016

Link to data source
Other information

Time series not available beyond March 2015 because of changes in legislation and data collection.

0.1.1.4
Measure

Number of households assessed for homelessness; Number of households assessed for homelessness (per 1,000 households)

Source

Homelessness Bulletin

Organisation

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Geographical coverage

Northern Ireland

Time period

April 2018 to September 2018 - January 2020 to June 2020

Frequency

Quarterly and biannually

Earliest available data

April 2018 to September 2018

Link to data source
Other information

The housing bulletin provides more recent quarterly statistics than the homelessness bulletin but at the country level only https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/topics/housing-statistics

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