Womens Homeless Statistics For Portugal

Study/Method

2011 National Census

Definition

Covering categories 1 and 2 of ETHOS light (both were classified under the concept of primary homelessness used in the Census)

Data

2011: 573 homeless individuals, 123 (18%) are women

Study/Method

Government statistics, collected by questionnaires distributed to all municipalities. Response rate of 53 (out of 308) municipalities.

Definition

Official definition of homelessness as in the National Strategy which is based on ETHOS categories 1, 2 and 3.

Data

2009: 2,133 homeless persons, 341 (16%) of them women.

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