Homeless population grew 31% in past 2 years in Brazil’s São Paulo

There are currently 31,884 people living on the streets of São Paulo, according to a census released by the City Hall.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The City Hall of São Paulo on Sunday, January 23, released alarming data on the growth of the capital's homeless population: in two years a 31% increase was recorded. There are currently 31,884 people living on the city's streets, in 2019 it was 24,344.

The increase of 7,540 people is equivalent to the whole homeless population in Rio de Janeiro in 2020, according to the São Paulo City Hall comparison.

"Another comparison that reflects the dimension of the new reality in São Paulo indicates that the number of . . .

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