Toronto

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 18,096 (2021)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 3,915 (2021)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness: 6,605 (2021)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 2,742 (2021)
Individuals in provisional accommodations:  795 (2021)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  742 (2021)
Individuals identifying as youth (ages 16-24):  11% (2021)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  23% (2021)
Percentage of respondents self-identifying as LGBTQ2S+:  12% (2021)
Individuals identifying as female:  34% (2021)
Individuals identifying as male:  63% (2021)

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  4.5% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  5.80% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  3.30% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $1,217/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): 1,439/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): 1,680/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE 

Family and Individual visits to food bank (#):  Province wide: 3,282,514 (March 2020)

Income assistance (basic needs, single individual, no dependents): ​

$343/mo (2022)
Income assistance (shelter allowance, single individual, no dependents): $390/mo (2022)