9,150 people accessed emergency accommodation in Ireland in January.
It's an 2% increase on December's total of 8,914, and includes more than 2,500 children.
🟥 9,150 people accessing emergency accommodation in January 2022.
🔴 Up 2% on December.
🔴 Includes 2,563 children.
NB: Numbers from Dept of Housing don't include rough sleepers, women in refuge centres or Direct Provision. https://t.co/IShF9d4k4N
— Ben Finnegan (@_BenFinnegan) February 25, 2022
More than 70% of those in emergency accommodation are in Dublin.
The total from the Department of Housing does not include numbers of rough sleepers, those in direct provision or women in refuge centres.