There are currently 105,237 people in Australia who are homeless.
The rate of homelessness (which takes into account population density) is 49 out of every 10,000 people (0.5% of the population)
In NSW alone there are 28,190 which has been a 20.4% growth since 2006.
Most of these people are staying in severely overcrowded dwellings but the help One Meal – It Makes a Difference provides, extends to all of those suffering from hardship.
Data current from 2011 ABS Census of Housing and Population and the AIHW Specialist Homeless Services