A report issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on November 12 has found that between census nights in 2006 and 2011, there was an increase in the homelessness rate by 8% across Australia. As at 2011, there were estimated to be 105,237 homeless people in Australia. Most of the increase in homelessness between 2006 and 2011 was attributable to people living in severely crowded dwellings: an increase of 31% for Australia. There was also a marked rise in the number of people living in crowded dwellings who may be at risk of homelessness: a 41% increase for Australia. Read the report.
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 data on homelessness released
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