Whitehorse

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people estimated to be experiencing homelessness:

195 (2018)
Percentage of people from count experiencing chronic homelessness: 57% (2018)
Percentage of people from count experiencing episodic homelessness:  40% (2018)
Minimum number of absolutely homeless:  61 (2018)
Number of emergency sheltered:  33 (2018)
Number of unsheltered:  28 (2018)
Number staying in someone else's place:  56 (2018)
Minimum number of provisionally accomodated:  134 (2018)

 

 HOUSING

Estimated: 

  • Number of households on housing waiting list: 22 (2011)
     
  • Average vacancy rate: 3.0% (2016)
     
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,083/mo. (2016)
     
  • No. of households in core housing need: 985 (2011)
     
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 9.9% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual):

$501 (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

19.1% (2011)

Percentage of count respondents self-identifying as Indigenous:  82% (2018)