At the last Census, 30,660 Victorians were without a home – that’s 27 per cent of Australia’s total (112,494).
The most recent data on homelessness from the Australian Bureau of Statistics was collected at the 2021 Census and was published in 2023.
Data is regularly released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to provide an up-to-date picture of homelessness in Victoria and Australia.
The latest data on homelessness
Homelessness can happen to anyone, but it can impact people in different ways.
Browse the demographics below for more information and data on each group, including models for prevention and support.