Saint John

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 138 (2022)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 86 (2022)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 170 (2019
Individuals identifying as youth:  Age 16-24: 22% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  23% (2018)
Percentage of respondents self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+:  17% (2018)
Individuals identifying as female:  38% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  59% (2018)

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  2.1% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  3.9% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  1.4% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $591/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $754/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$875/month (2021)

 

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE 

Family and Individual visits to food bank (#): 

Province wide: 20,408 (2021)