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Survey on Homeless Persons. 2011

Homelessness Survey. Year 2012. Results preview. 22,938 homeless persons are tended to in accommodation and catering care centres in 2012. Half of homeless persons have children.

Users of assistance centres - Year 2012
Indicator Note Total Spanish nationals Foreign nationals
Total 22,938 12,425 10,513
Males 18,425 9,855 8,570
Females 4,513 2,570 1,943
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Year 2012 Published: 23/05/2013
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The Homeless People Survey 2005 (persons) has been designed to reveal the social and demographic profile, the living conditions and the difficulties that homeless people have in gaining access to accommodation. For this group the following characteristics are researched: sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age, duration of residence in Spain, nationality, Register registration), accommodation (frequency, types, characteristics, previous cases and searching), the relationship with the activity, economic situation, education, health, family links and history, the utilisation of Social services and the relationship with Justice.

This is conducted with help from Instituto Vasco de Estadística (EUSTAT) in the scope of the Autonomous Community of País Vasco.