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Rough sleeping in England: Social Indicators page

Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trends in rough sleeping in England since 2010.

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Since 2010, local authorities have estimated rough sleeper numbers through either a count or an estimate based on contact with local organisations.

In autumn 2016 there were an estimated 4,134 rough sleepers in England. This is the highest figure since 2010 and is a 16% increase on the previous year.

964 of these rough sleepers were in Greater London (23% of the England total).


Commons Briefing papers SN02647

Author: Cassie Barton

Topic: Homelessness

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