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One in every 88 people in Birmingham are homeless:
Report by Carmen Aguilar

Homeless people in the West Midlands Reason for housing

In November 2017, we published a story showing that Birmingham leads cities in the West Midlands with the highest number of people without a place to live.

The story was based on a report released by housing charity Shelter.

Figures of homelessness from the Department for Communities and Local Government were also used to give more context to the story.

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Both chart were created using Datawrapper.

  • Bar chart: Homeless people in the West Midlands.
  • Bar chart: Reason for prioritising for housing.