The analysis shows families represented half of the unmet housing needs, an over representation given they onlyaccount for approximately 40 per cent of all households.
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The population of people experiencing homelessness in Western Australia is characterised by an over-representation of Aboriginal people.
The data reiterates the need for ongoing and significant co-investment by state and federal governments to increase the stock of social and affordable housing.
Census data is used to plan services and support for people experiencing homelessness. This includes emergency shelters, domestic violence programs, transitional housing and programs for young people.
Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics counts every person and household in Australia. But if you are homeless, how does it count you?
If you have strong engagement and communication skills, and are passionate about giving those experiencing homelessness a voice then the ABS is recruiting now.