An Increase Of 365 People To Make A Total Of 8,857

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New homeless figures from the Department of Housing; Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 

Last night.

The Department of Housing released its homeless figures for November.

It recorded that 5,524 homeless adults, 3,333 children and 1,530 families accessed emergency accommodation from November 20 to November 26 last.

That’s a total of 8,857 people and an increase of 365 people in a month.

Specifically, there was an increase of 139 children, 226 adults and 67 families from October.

The Department of Housing’s homeless figures don’t include people who are sleeping rough.

Below is how the figures have risen since February 2016 when there were 5,811 people accessing emergency accommodation.

February 2016
Adults 3,930
Children 1,881
Families 912
Total number of people 5,811

March 2016
Adults 3,969
Children 1,994
Families 955
Total number of people 5,963

April 2016
Adults 4,068
Children 2,121
Families 1,037
Total number of people 6,189

May 2016
Adults 3,993
Children 2,177
Families 1,054
Total number of people 6,170

June 2016
Adults 4,152
Children 2,206
Families 1,078
Total number of people 6,358

July 2016
Adults 4,177
Children 2,348
Families 1,130
Total number of people 6,525

August 2016
Adults 4,248
Children 2,363
Families 1,151
Total number of people 6,611

September 2016
Adults 4,283
Children 2,426
Families 1,173
Total number of people 6,709

October 2016
Adults 4,377
Children 2,470
Families 1,178
Total number of people 6,847

November 2016
Adults 4,436
Children 2,549
Families 1,205
Total number of people 6,985

December 2016
Adults 4,643
Children 2,505
Families 1,205
Total number of people 7,148

January 2017
Adults 4,760
Children 2,407
Families 1,172
Total number of people 7,167

February 2017
Adults 4,875
Children 2,546
Families 1,239
Total number of people 7,421

March 2017
Adults 4,909
Children 2,643
Families 1,256
Total number of people 7,552

April 2017
Adults 4,972
Children 2,708
Families 1,302
Total number of people 7,680

May 2017
Adults 4,922
Children 2,777
Families 1,312
Total number of people 7,699

June 2017
Adults 5,046
Children 2,895
Families 1,365
Total number of people 7,941

July 2017
Adults 5,187
Children 2,973
Families 1,429
Total number of people 8,160

August 2017
Adults 5,222
Children 3,048
Families 1,442
Total number of people 8,270

September 2017
Adults 5,250
Children 3,124
Families 1,455
Total number of people 8,374

October 2017
Adults 5,298
Children 3,194
Families 1463
Total number of people 8,492

November 2017
Adults 5,524
Children 3,333
Families 1,530
Total number of people 8,857

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Meanwhile…
Ah here.

Jackdaw writes:

If they’re paying 5 million for that sludge I think we should have some fun with it.

11 thoughts on “An Increase Of 365 People To Make A Total Of 8,857

    1. Taunton

      FF destroyed the economy. A lot more people have jobs now, than 7 years ago. The majority of the people are better off. So yes indeed, well done FG

  1. D

    May 2016
    Adults 3,993
    Children 2,177
    Families 1,054
    Total number of people 5,047

    these figures do not add up.

    Sorry state of affairs.

    1. D

      OK seems instead of ‘Children’, ‘Families’ was added to ‘Adults’ giving an incorrect figure for the total.

      1. Nigel

        Wharever else you might say about them, the government and the banks really put in the long hours to achieve this result.

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