Statistics Hub

Data available here looks at homelessness on a national level with information provided by the Department of Housing, Heritage, and Local Government. This data includes people living in Section 10 funded emergency homeless accommodation and does not include other forms of homelessness such as people living in domestic abuse refuges, in overcrowded accommodation, or those couch surfing.

Homelessness Data

Data explored on this Page:

  • Total number of people living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Single adults and adults in families living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Number of families living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Age breakdown of Adults living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Adult women and men living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Total adults and children living in emergency homeless accommodation, 2016 – present
  • Number of people accessing different emergency homeless accommodation types, 2016 – present
  • Exits vs Entries into homelessness, 2018 – present
  • New vs Repeat Exits into homelessness, 2018 – present