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 accommodated:  134 (2018)

 

 HOUSING

Average cost of rent (bachelor): $750 (2018)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $950 (2018)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $989 (2018)
Average cost of rent (3+ bdrm): $1350 (2018)
Average vacancy rate (bachelor): 12.4% (2018)
Average vacancy rate (1 bedroom): 2.2% (2018)
Average vacancy rate (2 bedroom): 3.6% (2018)
Average vacancy rate (3+ bedroom): 0.0% (2018)

 

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

19.1% (2011)

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