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Homelessness in NSW: Electorate Statistics

Homelessness in NSW: Electorate Statistics

Advice on legislation or legal policy issues contained in this paper is provided for use in parliamentary debate and for related parliamentary purposes. This paper is not professional legal opinion.
Issues Backgrounder 4/2018 by Matthew Dobson and Daniel Montoya

This Issues Backgrounder examines homelessness in the 93 NSW electorates using data from the 2011 and 2016 Censuses. The Parliamentary Research Service has also published an interactive map and table showing this data. The paper also defines homelessness and examines statistical trends in the experience of homelessness in NSW from 2001 onwards.

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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing: Estimating homelessness, 2016, Cat. No. 2049.0, 14 March 2018