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Data Provider: Welsh Government Households found to be eligible, unintentionally homeless and in priority need during the year. Main reason for loss of last settled home by type of household (Section 75)
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[Collapse]Households with dependent childrenClick here to sortHouseholds with dependent children[Collapse]Single person household, TotalClick here to sortSingle person household, Total[Expand]Click here to sortAll other household groups
[Collapse]Couple with dependent children[Collapse]Single parent household with dependent children, TotalClick here to sortSingle parent household with dependent children, Total[Collapse]Single person household, Male applicant[Collapse]Single person household, Female applicant
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[Collapse]Total households270817688491,1197506121,3621472,631
Total households[Expand]Parent no longer willing or able to accommodate42121201321741269321933429
[Expand]Other relatives or friends no longer willing or able to accommodate241275871111118419818327
[Collapse]Breakdown of relationship with partner, Total930243273282991832829573
Breakdown of relationship with partner, TotalBreakdown of relationship with partner, Non-violent32466909366361053198
Breakdown of relationship with partner, Violent66180183192331441776375
[Collapse]Violence and harassment6*2730332448729114
Violence and harassmentViolence or harassment which is: racially motivated**********
Violence or harassment which is: due to religion/belief**********
Violence or harassment which is: due to gender reassignment (gender identity)**********
Violence or harassment which is: due to sexual identity/orientation**********
Violence or harassment which is: due to disability**********
Violence or harassment which is: due to another reason3*2727302448699111
[Expand]Mortgage arrears (repossession or other loss of home)3*9912369324
[Collapse]Rent arrears, total9*272736129181266
Rent arrears, totalRent arrears on social sector dwellings unspecified3*69126*9*21
Rent arrears on private sector dwellings6*182127369945
[Expand]Loss of rented or tied accommodation13218213231360997517439573
[Expand]Current property unaffordable**666336*15
[Expand]Current property unsuitable3032427572121426105
[Expand]Other (including homeless in emergency, returned from abroad, sleeping rough or in hostel)12621273963421059153
[Expand]Prison Leaver*****147211683174
[Expand]In institution or care (e.g. hospital, residential home, army etc.)3*369392466375

Metadata

Title
Households found to be eligible, homeless but not in a priority need or homeless, in a priority need but intentionally so during the year. Main reason for loss of last settled home by type of household

Last update
25 July 2019 25 July 2019

Next update
July 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Contact email
stats.housing@gov.wales

Designation
None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
The information is based on an annual statistical return completed by local authorities in Wales. The information is collected in order to establish the number and type of households that were provided with assistance by local authorities during the period. This data is used by the Welsh Government, homelessness agencies and other housing organisations, in order to help monitor trends in the overall level of statutory homelessness across Wales.

Data collection and calculation
Due to minor discrepancies between the headline figures and the sum of detailed breakdowns for Neath Port Talbot in 2016-17, some of their figures have been adjusted slightly; The detailed breakdowns have been recalibrated to the headline totals to ensure consistency.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
From 2015-16 onwards

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied
All the figures are rounded independently to the nearest 3 to protect the identity of individuals

Statistical quality
There are a number of factors (including timing issues, the recording of multiple outcomes and local authority IT reporting systems), which have impacted on the quality and accuracy of the data collected and published on statutory homeless for 2015-16. These are mainly due to the legislative changes introduced in April 2015 and the time needed for the local authority data providers to fully absorb the impact of these changes and to adjust their internal systems and processes accordingly. Further information is provided in Section 2.2 of the accompanying annual statistical release.

Whilst we have worked closely with local authorities to improve the quality of the data there is a limit to the improvements that can be made retrospectively to the 2015-16 data and some concerns over the quality and accuracy of the data remain. Although the pre April 2015 statutory homelessness statistics were designated as National Statistics, given the concerns over data quality a temporary de-designation of the Homelessness Statistics data for 2015-16 has been agreed with the UK Statistics Authority. The 2015-16 data as published on Stats Wales and within the accompanying release are therefore not classified as National Statistics.

Keywords
Housing, Homelessness