Homeless people

This CBS study is focused on the population of actually homeless people. These are people who sleep in the open air, in indoor public spaces such as entrances, bicycle parks, train and bus stations, shopping malls or in cars, who spend the night indoors at community shelters or temporary emergency shelters, or temporarily stay with friends, acquaintances or relatives on a non-structural basis and without a fixed abode.

This news release relates to homeless people who are listed in one of the registers used by CBS for this particular study or who are eligible for listing in any such register. The results of this study do not include people illegally residing in the Netherlands and homeless.