The housing and homelessness charity

Shelter Scotland / England


Housing and homelessness statistics

Shelter Scotland works towards making sure there is a home for everyone, and that this home is safe, secure and affordable.  

Here you'll find all the latest facts about housing and homelessness in Scotland - and you'll find the figures speak for themselves.

For a fuller analysis looking at getting behind the national homelessness statistics, you can view our report: Homelessness in Scotland 2014: Getting behind the statistics

If you require further information, or have any questions/feedback, please contact

Data sources

Operation of the Homeless Persons legislation in Scotland: 2014-15, Scottish Government
Quarterly Temporary Accommodation reference tables, June 2015, Scottish Government
Youth Homelessness Analysis 2014-15, Scottish Government 
Housing Options (PREVENT1) Statistics in Scotland 2014-15, Scottish Government 
Scotland's People Annual Report: results from 2013 Scottish Household Survey, Scottish Government
Scottish House Conditions Survey - Key Findings 2013, Scottish Government 
The use of temporary accommodation in Scotland, January 2015, Shelter Scotland

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