2049.0.55.001 - Information Paper - Methodology for Estimating Homelessness from the Census of Population and Housing, 2012  
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Contents >> Overview of the Definition of Homelessness >> How the definition of homelessness informs the methodology for estimating homelessness from the Census

HOW THE DEFINITION OF HOMELESSNESS INFORMS THE METHODOLOGY FOR ESTIMATING HOMELESSNESS FROM THE CENSUS

The ABS Information Paper: A Statistical Definition of Homelessness (cat.no. 4922.0) outlines which elements of the statistical definition are used in determining homeless living situations in each of the homeless operational groups. That chapter also outlines which parts of the statistical definition cannot be completely operationalised in the Census.

The hierarchy below briefly outlines which elements of the definition are employed to determine the group as being homeless.



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