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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 2018 there were an estimated 4,677 rough sleepers in England. This is a 2% decrease on the previous year but a 165% increase on 2010.
1,283 of these rough sleepers were in Greater London (27% of the England total).
Commons Briefing papers SN02647
Author: Cassie Barton