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2049.0.55.001 - Information Paper - Methodology for Estimating Homelessness from the Census of Population and Housing, 2012  
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POSITION PAPER

As a result of the consultation, the ABS released Position Paper - ABS Review of Counting the Homeless Methodology, August 2011 (cat. no. 2050.0.55.002) in August 2011 that outlined:

  • the key themes identified from the consultation and the submissions received;
  • addressed some of the issues raised in the consultation;
  • reiterated and further articulated the concerns expressed in the Discussion Paper about the underestimation of key groups of homeless people;
  • noted the establishment of the Homelessness Statistics Reference Group; and
  • described future developments in homelessness estimation, including but not limited to a proposed quality study about homeless school students.





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