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Homeless Statistics


Country homeless statistics may not be directly comparable because countries may define "Homeless" differently. The following should be 
considered as approximate comparisons. (i.e. Some considered only unsheltered homeless, while others considered those living with parents, friends, or temporary shelters as homeless, etc.)

Country Statistics

Country
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Homeless population (per night)

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Data year

Homeless ratio

 Nippon (Japan)

5,534

2017[27]

0.00%

Hrvatska (Croatia)

3,000

2018[10]

0.01%

 Xianggang (Hong Kong)

1,403

2014[21]

0.02%

Uisra'el (Israel)

1,831

2014[25]

0.02%

 Han-guk (South Korea)

11,340

2016[39]

0.02%

 Portugal

3,000

2012

0.03%

  Schweiz,Suisse, Svizzera (Switzerland)

3,000 - 8,000

2016[42]

0.035% - 0.095%

 Brasil (Brazil)

101,500

2016[6]

0.04%

 Estados Uidos Mexicanos (Mexico)

40,911

2010[4]

0.04%

 Wales

15,000

2011[49]

0.05%

Eesti vabarik (Estonia)

864

2011[4]

0.06%

 Chile

12,000

2014[8]

0.07%

 Norge (Norway)

3,909

2016[33]

0.07%

 Romania

15,000

2004[36]

0.07%

 Italia (Italy)

48,000

2014[26]

0.08%

Polska (Poland)

33,400

2017[35]

0.08%

 Canada

30,000

2013[7]

0.09%

España (Spain)

40,000

2012[40]

0.09%

Magyarorszag (Hungary)

10,068

2014[4]

0.10%

 Danmark (Denmark)

6,138

2015[11]

0.11%

 Lativija (Latvia)

2,342

2011[4]

0.11%

Suomen Tascavalta (Finland)

7112

2017[13]

0.13%

 Slovenija (Slovenia)

2,700

2015[4]

0.13%

 Deutschland (Germany)

52,000

2016[15]

0.14%

Bharat (India)

1,770,000

2011[22]

0.15%

 Lietuva (Lithuania0

5,000

2014

0.16%

Österreich (Austria)

14,603

2014[4]

0.17%

Eire (Ireland)

8,270

2017[24]

0.17%

 United States

554,000

2017[47]

0.17%

 Zhong Guo (China) pronounced Jong Gwaw
https://tinyurl.com/y9yoobtv

2,579,000

2011[9]

0.18%

Ellas or Ellada (Greece)

20,000

2013[16]

0.18%

Nederland (Netherlands)

31,000

2015[30]

0.19%

 France

141,500

2012[14]

0.21%

 Luxembourg

1,533

2013[29]

0.28%

Sverige (Sweden)

34,000

2011[41]

0.36%

 United Kingdom

307,000

2016[46]

0.46%

 Australia

116,427

2016[3]

0.49%

Ceska Republika 
Czech Republic

68,500

2015[4]

0.65%

Aotearoa (New Zealand)

41,207

2015[4]

0.94%

 Indonesia

3,000,000

2004[23]

1.36%

 Uganda

500,000

2014[44]

1.43%

Republique Togolaise Togo

100,000

1999[43]

2.11%

Ukrayina (Ukraine)

1,000,000

2015[45]

2.35%

 Guatemala

475,000

2012[18]

3.15%

Rossiya (Russia)

5,000,000

2014[37]

3.40%

Bosna i Hercegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

143,000

2010[5]

3.73%

 Peru

 

2011[34]

5.60%

 Venezuela

2,000,000

2012[48]

6.68%

 Zimbabwe

1,200,000

2013[50]

8.48%

 Honduras

1,000,000

2013[20]

12.35%

 South Africa

7,000,000

2007[38]

14.31%

 Nigeria

24,400,000

2007[31]

16.58%

Misr (Egypt)

 

2013[12]

18.28%

 Haiti

2,300,000

2010

23.24%

 Grenada

60,000

2004[17]

56.44%

Guinee (Guinea)

 

2012[19]

68.50%

References: 
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_homeless_population

50 Largest Cities and Selected Cities

                        City 
(Country Official Name-
Imposed name)

Homeless % of  Population

    City Population

Overall Homeless

 Ahmadabad (Bharat - India)

 

    7,680,935 (2018)

 

 Bangalore (Bharat - India)

 

   11,440,030 (2018)

 

 Bangkok (Ratcha Anachak Thai -Thailand)

 

   10,156,316 (2018)

 

 Beijing (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

   19,617,963 (2018)

 

 Bogota (Colombia)

 

   10,574,409 (2018)

 

 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

   14,966,530 (2018)

 

 Cairo (Misr- Egypt)

 

   20,076,002 (2018)

 

 Chengdu (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

    8,813,478 (2018)

 

 Chennai (Bharat - India)

 

   10,455,606 (2018)

 

 Chicago (United States)

     

 Chongqing (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

   14,837,823 (2018)

 

 Delhi (Bharat - India)

 

   28,513,682 (2018)

 

 Dongguan (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

   10,615,000

 

 Guangzhou-Foshan (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

   12,638,305 (2018)

 

 Hangzhou (Jong Gwaw -China)

 

    7,035,000

 

 Hanoi (Viet Nam)

 

    7,232,700

 

 Ho Chi Minh City (Viet Nam)

 

    1,219,352 (2018)

 

 Hyderabad (Bharat - India)

 

    9,481,623 (2018)

 

 Istanbul (Turkey)

 

   14,750,771 (2018)

 

 Jakarta (Indonesia)

 

   10,516,927 (2018)

 

 Johannesburg-East Rand (South Africa)

 

     5,485,986 (2018)

 

 Karachi (Pakistan)

 

   15,400,223 (2018)

 

 Kinshasa (Congo)

 

   11,462,000

 

 Kolkata (Bharat India)

 

   14,680,613 (2018)

 

 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

 

    7,563,912 (2018)

 

 Lagos (Nigeria)

 

   13,463,421 (2018)

 

 Lahore (Pakistan)

 

   11,738,186 (2018)

 

 Lima (Peru)

 

   10,390,607 (2018)

 

 London (United Kingdom)

 

    9,046,485 (2018)

 

 Los Angeles (United States)

 

    3,976,322

 

 Manila (Philippines)

 

   13,482,468 (2018)

 

 Mexico City (Estados Unidos Mexicanos Mexico)

  

   21,580,827 (2018)

 

 Moscow (Rossiya Russia)

 

   12,409,738 (2018)

 

 Mumbai (Bharat India)

 

   19,979,955 (2018)

 

 Nagoya (Nippon -Japan)

     

 New York (United States)

     

 Onitsha (Nigeria)

     

 Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto: (Nippon-Japan)

 

   19,281,188 (2018)

 

 Paris (France)

 

   10,900,952 (2018)

 

 Rio de Janeiro (Brasil )

 

   13,293,172 (2018)

 

 Sao Paolo (Brasil)

 

   21,650,181 (2018)

 

 Seoul–Inchon (Han Guk -South Korea)

 

    9,963,497 (2018)

 

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 Shanghai (Jong Gwaw --China)

 

   25,582,138 (2018)

 

 Shenzhen (Jong Gwaw --China)

 

   11,907,836(2018)

 

 Taipei (China: Taiwan)

     

 Tehran (Iran)

 

    8,895,947 (2018)

 

 Tianjin (Jong Gwaw --China)

  

   13,214,790 (2018)

 

 Tokyo–Yokohama (Nippon -Japan)

 

   37,468,302 (2018)

 

 Wuhan (Jong Gwaw --China)

 

    8,175,602 (2018)

 

City Populations http://worldpopulationreview.com/world-cities/

City Populations https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_proper_by_population

 

Selected Capital Cities of the World

Country: City

Homeless % of  Population

City Population

Overall Homeless

 Austria: Vienna

     

 Costa Rica: San Jose

0.19%

    938,909 ‎(2007)

        1,800 (2014)

 Denmark: Copenhagen

     

 France: Paris

     

 Georgia: Tbilisi

     

 Germany: Berlin

     

 Greece: Athens

     

 Iceland: Reykjavik

     

 Moldova: Chisinau

     

 New Zealand: Wellington

     

 Norway: Oslo

     

 Spain: Madrid

     

 Switzerland: Bern

     

 Uzbekistan: Tashkent

     

  Finland: Helsinki

     

  Sweden: Stockholm

     

  Mauritania: Nouakchott

     

  Serbia: Belgrade

     

  Singapore: Singapore

 

            5,781,728 

 

  Saudi Arabia: Riyadh

     

   Ireland: Dublin

     

   Israel: Jerusalem*

     

   Japan: Tokyo

     

   Kosovo: Pristina

     

   Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek

     

   Peru: Lima

     

   Poland: Warsaw

     

   Qatar: Doha

     

    Ukraine: Kyiv

     

References:

https://www.thoughtco.com/capitals-of-every-independent-country-1434452
https://homelessworldcup.org/homelessness-statistics/#north-america
https://tinyurl.com/ycv5w3zs,  Costa Rica

 

United States

U.S.A. States

 

State

Homeless % of State Population

State Population

Overall Homeless, 2018

Mississippi

     0.05%

2,982,785  

1,352     

Louisiana

     0.07%

4,682,509   

3,059     

West Virginia

     0.07%

1,803,077  

1,243     

Virginia

     0.07%

8,525,660  

5,975     

Alabama

     0.07%

4,888,949  

3,434     

North Dakota

     0.07%

755,238  

542     

Kansas

     0.08%

2,918,515  

2,216     

South Carolina

     0.08%

5,088,916  

3,933     

Indiana

     0.08%

6,699,629  

5,258     

Kentucky

     0.08%

4,472,265  

3,688     

Illinois

     0.08%

12,768,320  

10,643     

Michigan

     0.08%

9,991,177  

8,351     

Wisconsin

     0.08%

5,818,049  

4,907     

Iowa

    0.09%

3,160,553  

2,749     

Ohio

    0.09%

11,694,664  

10,249       

Texas

    0.09%

28,704,330  

25,310    

North Carolina

    0.09%

10,390,149  

9,268      

Arkansas

    0.09%

3,020,327  

2,712      

Georgia

    0.09%

10,545,138  

9,499      

Utah

    0.09%

3,159,345  

2,876      

Missouri

    0.10%

6,135,888   

5,883      

Oklahoma

    0.10%

3,940,521  

3,871      

Rhode Island

    0.10%

1,061,712  

1,101      

New Jersey

    0.10%

9,032,872  

9,398      

Pennsylvania

    0.11%

12,823,989  

13,512         

New Hampshire

    0.11%

1,350,575  

1,450         

Connecticut

    0.11%

3,588,683  

3,976         

Wyoming

    0.11%

573,720  

639        

Delaware

    0.11%

971,180  

1,082         

Idaho

    0.11%

1,753,860  

2,012         

Tennessee

    0.12%

6,782,564  

7,883         

Maryland

    0.12%

6,079,602  

7,144         

New Mexico

    0.12%

2,090,708  

2,551        

Nebraska

    0.13%

1,932,549  

2,421        

Minnesota

    0.13%

5,628,162  

7,243          

South Dakota

    0.13%

877,790  

1,159         

Montana

    0.13%

1,062,330  

1,405         

Arizona

    0.14%

7,123,898  

9,865         

Florida

    0.15%

21,312,211  

31,030         

Maine

    0.19%

1,341,582  

2,516        

Colorado

    0.19%

5,684,203  

10,857       

Vermont

    0.21%

623,960  

1,291         

Nevada

    0.25%

3,056,824  

7,544         

Alaska

    0.27%

738,068  

2,016         

Massachusetts

    0.29%

6,895,917  

20,068         

Washington

    0.30%

7,530,552  

22,304         

California

    0.33%

39,776,830  

129,972         

Oregon

    0.34%

4,199,563  

14,476        

Hawaii

    0.46%

1,426,393  

6,530        

New York

    0.46%

19,862,512  

91,897         

District of Columbia

    0.98%

703,608  

6,904        

Total

 

 

        552,830

 
 
United States Cities
 

City

Homeless % of  Population

City Population

Overall Homeless

New York, New York         

 

 8,537,673

 

Los Angeles, California     

 

 3,976,322

 

Chicago, Illinois                 

 

 2,704,958

 

Houston, Texas                 

 

  2,303,482

 

Phoenix , Arizona               

 

 1,615,017

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 1,567,872

 

San Antonio, Texas           

 

 1,492,510

 

San Diego, California         

 

 1,406,630

 

Dallas,Texas                     

 

  1,317,929

 

 San Jose, California         

 

 1,025,350

 

 Austin, Texas                   

 

     947,890

 

 Jacksonville, Florida         

 

   880,619

 

 San Francisco, California 

 

   870,887

 

 Columbus, Ohio               

 

   860,090

 

 Indianapolis, Indiana       

 

   855,164 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Cities

 

 

 

Oakland, California

 

 

 

Washington, DC

 

 

 

St. Louis, Missouri