Womens Homeless Statistics For United Kingdom

Study/Method

Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) database (maintained by voluntary sector organization – Broadway)

Definition

Rough sleepers in London who have been contacted by outreach teams or who have accessed accommodation for rough sleepers in London.

Data

2014/15: 7581 homeless people recorded, 1094 (14%) of them women.

Study/Method

Government statistics, collected by English local authorities, collated centrally. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-homelessness (also includes time series data)

Definition

Homeless households in priority need and unintentionally homeless accepted by local authorities for rehousing.

Data

2014/15: 54,430 households – at least 78% of households contained women (47% lone female parents; 10% lone women; 21% couples).

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