Reports on homelessness in Finland

The data on homelessness is based on the annual housing market survey prepared by ARA — the Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland. Reports address developments in homelessness by making comparisons with figures from the previous year. The data is collected from municipalities at the end of each year. Collected data reflects the situation in the past year up until November 15th. Homelessness has been monitored since 1987, when the number of homeless people in Finland stood at over 16,000.

 

Homelessness in Finland 2017 2018-04-06
At the end of 2017, there were 7,112 homeless people in Finland. Of these, 6,615 lived alone and 1,893 were long-term homeless.
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Homelessness in Finland 2016 2017-02-24
At the end of 2016 there were around 6,650 homeless people living alone in Finland. The number of long-term homeless people was 2,050. There were 325 homeless families, while there had been 420 of them a year ago. When including families, homelessness fell by 500 people during the year.
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Homelessness in Finland 2015 2017-02-24
At the end of 2015 there were 6,785 homeless people, who lived alone, and 424 homeless families. There were a total of 7,898 homeless individuals. The number of homeless, who lived alone, decreased from the previous year by 322 individuals and the number of long-term homeless by 191 individuals. The number of homeless families remained approximately the same.
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Homelessness in Finland 2014 2017-02-24
According to the housing market survey conducted by ARA at the end of 2014, there were a total of 8,316 homeless people living in Finland. There was a fall in the number of homeless people from the previous year (-368). The number of homeless people living alone fell by 354 persons, but there were 10 more homeless families than in the previous year.
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Homelessness in Finland 2013 2017-02-24
According to the housing market survey conducted by ARA, at the end of 2013 there were 420 homeless families and 7,500 single homeless people in Finland.The number of single homeless people decreased by 350 and long-term homeless by 80 compared to the previous year.
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Homelessness in Finland 2012 2017-02-24
According to the housing market survey by ARA, at the end of 2012 there were 450 homeless families and 7,850 single homeless people in Finland.
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Published 2017-02-24 at 12:39, updated 2018-04-06 at 18:29