Homelessness

Facts about the homeless on our streets

Facts

  • Homeless: when a person does not have suitable accomodation arrangments
  • There are over 105 000 homeless people in our country
  • 56% males 46% female
  • Northern Territory has largest amount
  • Over 17 000 children are homeless
  • Aboriginals are 15 times more likely to become homeless than non-aboriginals
  • Over 26 000 aboriginls where homeless on cencus night
  • 1 in 15 aboriganls recieve support from homeless agencies


by Cameron Hayes