List of countries by homeless population

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A global survey in 2005 found that an estimated 100 million people are homeless worldwide. Habitat for Humanity estimated in 2015 that 1.6 billion people around the world live in "inadequate shelter".[1]

This is a list of countries (not all 195) by the homeless population present on any given night.

List[edit]

Country Homeless Population (per night) Data year Homeless ratio Main Article
 Australia 105,237 2011[2] 0.43% Homelessness in Australia
 Austria 20,000 2017[3] 0.21%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 143,000 2010[4] 3.73%
 Brazil 101,854 2016[5] 0.04%
 Canada 30,000 2013[6] 0.09% Homelessness in Canada
 Chile 12,000 2014[7] 0.07%
 China 2,579,000 2011[8] 0.18%
 Croatia 462 2013[3] 0.01%
 Czech Republic 65,800 2015[9] 0.65%
 Denmark 6,138 2015[10] 0.11% Homelessness in Denmark
 Egypt 2013[11] 18.28% Homelessness in Egypt
 Estonia 864 2011[12] 0.06%
 Finland 7200 2015[13] 0.13%
 France 141,500 2012[14] 0.21% Homelessness in France
 Germany 52,000 2016[15] 0.14% Homelessness in Germany
 Greece 20,000 2013[16] 0.18% Homelessness in Greece
 Grenada 60,000 2004[17] 56.44%
 Guatemala 475,000 2012[18] 3.15%
 Guinea 2012[19] 68.5%
 Haiti 2,300,000 2010 23.24%
 Honduras 1,000,000 2013[20] 12.35%
 Hong Kong 1,403 2014[21] 0.02%
 Hungary 10,068 2014[22] 0.10%
 India 1,770,000 2011[23] 0.15% Homelessness in India
 Indonesia 3,000,000 2004[24] 1.36%
 Ireland 8,270 2017[25] 0.17% Homelessness in Ireland
 Israel 1,831 2014[26] 0.02% Homelessness in Israel
 Italy 48,000 2014[27] 0.08%
 Japan 5,534 2017[28] 0.004% Homelessness in Japan
 Latvia 2,342 2011[29] 0.11%
 Lithuania 5,000 2014 0.16%
 Luxembourg 1,533 2013[30] 0.28%
 Mexico 40,911 2010[31] 0.04%
 Netherlands 31,000 2015[32] 0.19% Homelessness in the Netherlands
 New Zealand 41,207 2015[33] 0.94% Homelessness in New Zealand
 Nigeria 24,400,000 2007[34] 16.58%
 Norway 3,909 2016[35] 0.07%
 Peru 2011[36] 5.6%
 Poland 33,400 2017[37] 0.08%
 Portugal 3,000 2012 0.03%
 Romania 15,000 2004[38] 0.07%
 Russia 5,000,000 2014[39] 3.4% Homelessness in Russia
 Slovenia 2,700 2015[40] 0.13%
 South Africa 7,000,000 2007[41] 14.31% Homelessness in South Africa
 South Korea 11,340 2016[42] 0.022%
 Spain 40,000 2012[43] 0.09% Homelessness in Spain
 Sweden 34,000 2011[44] 0.36% Homelessness in Sweden
  Switzerland 3,000 - 8,000 2016[45] 0.035% - 0.095% Homelessness in Switzerland
 Togo 100,000 1999[46] 2.11%
 Uganda 500,000 2014[47] 1.43%
 Ukraine 1,000,000 2015[48] 2.35%
 United Kingdom 307,000 2016[49] 0.46% Homelessness in the United Kingdom
 United States 554,000 2017[50] 0.17% Homelessness in the United States
 Venezuela 2,000,000 2012[51] 6.68%
 Wales 15,000 2011[52] 0.05%
 Zimbabwe 1,200,000 2013[53] 8.48%

See also[edit]

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