The 2013-14 statistics are:
- The numbers of people seeking assistance increased in all states and territories except for New South Wales, and ACT, which recorded slight decreases. Victoria accounted for 76% of the national increase in homelessness.
- The proportion of men who were at risk of homelessness increased from 43% in 2012-13 to 48% in 2013-14.
- 32% in 2013-14 were identified as needing assistance to sustain tenancy or prevent tenancy failure or eviction, up from 28% in 2011-12.
- The proportion of people who identified housing affordability related issues (financial difficulties, rents too high or housing crisis) as the main reason for seeking support remained steady at 36% in 2013-14.
- An estimated 84,774 adults and children (33% of all cases) sought assistance as a result of experiencing family or domestic violence. This was an increase of 9% from 2012-13, including an increase of 14% in the number of children experiencing family or domestic violence.
- New data collected in 2013-14 also revealed that 38% of these people had a disability or long term health condition and needed assistance with self-care, mobility or communication.