Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (288)

Thomas Pringle

Ceist:

288. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the average stay of residents living in direct provision up to 31 December 2018, in tabular form; the number of persons staying by time range (details supplied); the percentage of the population in direct provision which these figures represent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8138/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

The data requested by the Deputy is detailed in the following tabular statement. The figures in this table equate to the total numbers residing in accommodation provided by the Reception and Integration Agency, including emergency accommodation, as of 31st December 2018.

Duration of Stay by applicants in State provided accommodation in Months.

0>3

3>6

6>9

9>12

12>18

18>24

24>36

36>48

48>60

60>72

72>84

84+

722

678

469

495

790

565

868

864

289

146

65

142

11.8%

11.1%

7.7%

8.1%

13.0%

9.3%

14.2%

14.2%

4.7%

2.4%

1.1%

2.3%

Mean length of Stay: 23 Months