9,150 people accessed emergency accommodation in Ireland in January, including over 200 in the South East.
It's a 2% increase on December's total of 8,914, and includes more than 2,500 children.
68 people accessed emergency accommodation in Waterford, 59 in Tipperary, 36 in Kilkenny, 27 in Wexford, and 25 in Carlow.
While 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.