A new report was released by the Department of Housing today..
The ‘Homeless Report’ for May 2021 revealed that 7,991 people are registered as homeless in Ireland.
There are 178 homeless people in the South East with 62 in Waterford and 34 in Kilkenny. 32 people are registered as homeless in Tipperary, 28 in Carlow, while the figure is 22 in Wexford.
Of the 178 homeless people on the register across the South East, 132 are male, while 46 are female. Most (98) are aged between 25 and 44, however, 33 are aged between 18-24.
Dublin accounts for the highest figures, with 4,054 homeless people registered there.
The Department’s official homelessness statistics are published on a monthly basis and refer to the number of homeless persons accommodated in emergency accommodation funded and overseen by housing authorities during a specific count week, typically the last full week of the month.
The reports are produced through the Pathway Accommodation & Support System (PASS), collated on a regional basis and compiled and published by the Department.
May’s homelessness report can be found here. Error, group does not exist! Check your syntax! (ID: 1)