Street Dwellers Exceed 24,000 in São Paulo City

Among the homeless in São Paulo, 11,700 sleep in shelters and 12,600 are on sidewalks or under overpasses. The vast majority are persons of color, while white people 28 percent.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Street Dwellers Census identified 24,344 people living in this situation in the city of São Paulo in 2019. The figure is 53 percent higher than in 2015 when 15,905 people were found sleeping on sidewalks or in public shelters.

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