All data is from spreadsheet sent over by NI to CHI (specific data request). Spreadsheet saved as "Copy of NI data 0.1.2 &0.3.1"
In order to improve the timeliness of the publication, biannual reporting periods have been adjusted to run from January-June and July-December from the third edition of the NI Homelessness Bulletin onwards; representing calendar rather than financial year. Figures for April-June 2019 fell outside of the reporting period for the 3rd edition of the bulletin only, but have been published in the accompanying tables in order to complete the time series.
Northern Ireland Homelessness data and statistics reflects its legislation. The major points of are applicants presenting as homeless, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Assessment, and then outcomes, which include "Full Duty applicant" for those who meet the NIHE criteria.
For Q1 2020 - Q3 2020, the following note was added by NI: "Due to keying profiles, some cases from Lisburn may be included in Belfast figures. These will be adjusted at end of year."