Census 2016 Results: Profile 5 – Homeless Persons in Ireland

Source: CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) recently published the fifth thematic report of Census 2016 results – Profile 5 Homeless Persons in Ireland.  The report shows that, on the night of 24 April 2016 (Census Night), 6,906 persons were either sleeping rough or in accommodation designated for the homeless.  Of these, 4,018 were male and 2,888 were female.

Profile 5 analyses the homeless population in April 2016 across a range of variables including: age, sex, marital status, economic status and nationality.  It also looks at the health and disability status of the homeless compared to that of the general population.

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