List of countries by homeless population

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It is estimated that 150 million people are homeless worldwide.[1] Habitat for Humanity estimated in 2015 that 1.6 billion people around the world live in "inadequate shelter".[2]

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 8,200 2016[3] 0.38% Homelessness in Australia
 Austria 14,603 2014[4] 0.17%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 143,000 2010[5] 3.73%
 Brazil 101,500 2016[6] 0.04%
 Canada 30,000 2013[7] 0.09% Homelessness in Canada
 Chile 12,255 2011[8] 0.07%
 China 2,579,000 2011[9] 0.18% Homelessness in China
 Croatia 3,000 2018[10] 0.07%
 Czech Republic 68,500 2015[4] 0.65%
 Denmark 6,138 2015[11] 0.11% Homelessness in Denmark
 Egypt 16884280 2013[12] 18.28% Homelessness in Egypt
 Estonia 864 2011[4] 0.06%
 Finland 7112 2017[13] 0.13%
 France 141,500 2012[14] 0.21% Homelessness in France
 Germany 650,000 2018[15] 0.37% Homelessness in Germany

*Includes around 350000 refugees in temporary housing or awaiting asylum.

 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[4] 0.10%
 India 1,770,000 2011[22] 0.15% Homelessness in India
 Indonesia 3,000,000 2004[23] 1.36%
 Ireland 9,987 2019[24] 0.21% Homelessness in Ireland
 Israel 25,000 2019[25] 0.29% Homelessness in Israel
 Italy 48,000 2014[26] 0.08%
 Japan 4,977 2018[27] 0.0039% Homelessness in Japan
 Jordan 0 2010[28] 0.00%
 Latvia 2,342 2011[4] 0.11%
 Lithuania 5,000 2014 0.16%
 Luxembourg 1,533 2013[29] 0.28%
 Mexico 40,911 2010[4] 0.04%
 Netherlands 30,500 2016[30] 0.17% Homelessness in the Netherlands
 New Zealand 41,207 2015[4] 0.94% Homelessness in New Zealand
 Nigeria 24,400,000 2007[31] 16.58%
 Norway 3,909 2016[32] 0.07%
 Peru 2011[33] 5.6%
 Poland 33,400 2017[34] 0.08%
 Portugal 3,000 2012 0.03%
 Romania 15,000 2004[35] 0.07%
 Russia 5,000,000 2014[36] 3.4% Homelessness in Russia
 Slovenia 2,700 2015[4] 0.13%
 South Africa 7,000,000 2007[37] 14.31% Homelessness in South Africa
 South Korea 11,340 2016[38] 0.022%
 Spain 40,000 2012[39] 0.09% Homelessness in Spain
 Sweden 34,000 2011[40] 0.36% Homelessness in Sweden
  Switzerland 3,000 - 8,000 2016 0.035% - 0.095% Homelessness in Switzerland
 Togo 100,000 1999[41] 2.11%
 Uganda 500,000 2014[42] 1.43%
 Ukraine 1,000,000 2015[43] 2.35%
 United Kingdom 307,000 2016[44] 0.46% Homelessness in the United Kingdom
 United States 554,000 2017[45] 0.17% Homelessness in the United States
 Wales 15,000 2011[46] 0.48%
 Zimbabwe 1,200,000 2013[47] 8.48%

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