Homeless figures have increased again for the sixth consecutive month with 9,099 people in emergency accommodation last November.

That is an increase of 269 on the previous month and is also up 615 year on year.

The monthly figures have been increasing since last May and the total increase since then is 1,108 or 14%.

The latest figures show there were 4,763 single adult in emergency accommodations, which is the highest number recorded.

The figures show a continuing concentration of homeless accommodation in Dublin, which has 70% of all beds in the State.

The number of children who are homeless was 2,548, up 35 on the previous month, and up 96 year on year.

However last year's figures included some adult dependents.

The highest overall number of homeless was recorded in October 2019 when it was 10,514.