Latest Figures on Homelessness in Ireland

Homelessness in Ireland

The most recent figures show a record total of 7,680 people homeless in Ireland. Nationally there are now 4,972 adults and 2,708 children homeless meaning more than 1 in 3 people experiencing homelessness in Ireland is a child. The total number of people homeless rose by 24% from April 2016 to April 2017.

Number of Dublin families becoming newly homeless each month

67 families became newly homeless in Dublin in April 2017.

This is the number of families in the Dublin region who have not experienced homelessness before, are accepted by local authorities as experiencing homelessness and placed in emergency accommodation.

The number of families living in emergency homeless accommodation

The most recent figures show there are now 1,302 families and 2,708 children homeless nationwide in Ireland. The number of families homeless has increased by 26% from April 2016 to April 2017.

More people are homeless than ever before and 1 in 3 is a child

The most recent figures show a record total of more than 7,680 people homeless in Ireland. Nationally there are now 4,972 adults and 2,708 children homeless meaning more than 1 in 3 people experiencing homelessness is a child. The total number of people homeless rose by 24% from April 2016 to April 2017. The number of children has risen by 28% in the same period from a total of 2,121 children in April 2016.