GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Female Homelessness Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"In 2019, among all people experiencing homelessness in the United States, 39% of them were women."

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"In the United States, 60% of women experiencing homelessness have children under the age of 18."

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"Domestic violence is frequently the most common reason women experience homelessness, accounting for 34% of cases."

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"In the UK, 62% of women who experience homelessness cite domestic abuse as the driver."

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"37% of all homeless women in Canada have a disability."

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"In Australia, about 44% of the homeless population are women."

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"27% of homeless women in Canada have previously experienced foster care."

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"In Los Angeles, California, the number of homeless women has increased by 55% since 2013."

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"Approximately 92% of mothers who are homeless have experienced severe physical and/or sexual assault in their lifetime."

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"In Canada, 25% of female youth experiencing homelessness identify as LGBTQ+."

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"Over 10% of homeless women are postsecondary students in Australia."

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"More than half (54%) of women experiencing homelessness in the UK are under 25."

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"In India, 53% of its homeless women are widowed."

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"About 35% of women experiencing homelessness in the US are unsheltered, meaning they are staying in a place not designed for people to live."

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"1 in 3 homeless women in North Ireland has experienced violence whilst living in emergency shelter."

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"21% of homeless women in Australia are escaping situations of domestic or family violence."

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"An estimated 56% of homeless families in the U.S are headed by a single woman."

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"In Scotland, 44% of applications for homeless assistance came from women in 2019."

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