2013 Vancouver Homeless Count: Executive Summary

2013 Vancouver Homeless Count: Executive Summary

Key Findings:

  • On March 13, 2013, a total of 1,600 homeless individuals were counted (273 on the street and 1,327 in shelters).
  • The total number of homeless has remained stable for the last three years and the number of street homeless is down 33 individuals since the 2012 count.
  • The homeless continue to be disproportionately male, Aboriginal and middle aged and are getting older and in poorer health with each count.
ORGANIZATION: City of Vancouver
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: Vancouver, BC, Canada