Australian Bureau of Statistics
2049.0.55.001 - Information Paper - Methodology for Estimating Homelessness from the Census of Population and Housing, 2012
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PERSONS STAYING IN OTHER TEMPORARY LODGING
So they are a specific exclusion:
For the same reasons, people in non-private dwellings which were classified as 'other welfare institutions' were not considered to be homeless and not included in this homeless operational group. Other welfare institutions include institutions providing mainly residential care for adults in need of care such as benevolent homes and drug / alcohol rehabilitation centres.
Rules for estimating Persons staying in other temporary lodging
The following table presents the rules that are applied to identify the persons who were most likely to be homeless on Census night and staying in other temporary lodgings. The rule start with the persons enumerated in the non-private dwelling category of 'hotel, motel, bed and breakfast' who reported no usual address and is refined to remove people who were, on balance, unlikely to be homeless on Census night.
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