How many homeless people live in Rome?

by Roberta Lunghini - 2014.06.26

In Rome there are 3,276 homeless people: 0.11% of the population. 48% of them (1,587) live on the street and 52% (1,689) find shelter for the night in the dorms. They are mostly men who are in this condition for having lost their job. The largest concentration of these homeless people is in the 1st Municipality, which is the city centre (591 on the street and 183 in the dorms). Followed by the 6th Municipality (29 on the street and 455 in the dorms) and the 7th Municipality (67 on the street and 447 in the dorms). These are, in brief, the results of the project "racCONTAMI2014", the first census carried out on this matter by the Rodolfo De Benedetti Foundation and the Bocconi University. Which also showed that this situation of homelessness is more chronic for the Italians (8.2 years) than for the immigrants (3.9 years).

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