Homelessness Statistics

Author: 
Irish Council for Social Housing
Publication date: 
01/07/2006

Gathering accurate data on homelessness can be problematic. This can be due to a lack of integration between homeless service providers and local authorities on persons accommodated and the sometimes transitory nature of accommodation provided to homeless people where it is not always possible to get full length forms completed by people in crisis.

The following is a guide to the ways in which information on homelessness is gathered and the challenges it presents.

Homelessness Statistics