How many people are homeless? Why do people lose their accomodation? What does the latest research tell us about tackling the issue?
Find out more about the latest trends in homelessness
Quantifying homelessness isn't straightforward. This is an introduction to the figures available, and insight into what they mean.
There is no single reason why someone can end up without a home. Personal circumstances and wider factors both play their part.
If you or someone you know is homeless, use this page as a starting point to find the support you need.