Metadata

Indicator code
0.3.1
Indicator name

History of homelessness

Geographical coverage

England, Scotland

Unit of measurement

Number

Comparability

Not comparable due to different measures of repeat homelessness

Footnote (FULL)

For more information on coverage of each data source, please see each source below

Associated sources
0.3.1.2
0.3.1.1

Sources

0.3.1.1
Measure

Number of households seeking homelessness relief who have a history of homelessness

Source

Initial Assessment Tables

Organisation

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government

Geographical coverage

England

Time period

Q2 2018 - Q1 2019

Frequency

Quarterly

Earliest available data

Q2 2018

Link to data source
Other information

Data for these indicators may have been revised and updated, therefore may have changed slightly, since publication on the website. We are working to provide the most up-to-date data as possible.Total figures are presented rounded to the nearest 10 households.

0.3.1.2
Measure

Number of households re-assessed as homeless within the same year

Source

Homelessness in Scotland: Annual publication

Organisation

Scottish Government

Geographical coverage

Scotland

Time period

2002/03 - 2018/19

Frequency

Annual

Earliest available data

2002/03

Link to data source
Other information

A household is defined as being repeat homelessness where a previous application from the household had been closed less than 12 months before the current assessment. Households are only classed as repeat homeless once the household has been assessed as homeless, not at the application stage.

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