City of Parramatta Council conducted the 12th annual Homelessness Street Count on the night of Monday 21st February into the early hours of Tuesday 22nd February 2022.

The Street Count identified 39 people experiencing primary homelessness (people sleeping rough) throughout the Parramatta CBD and the CBD fringes, compared to 32 in 2021. On the same night, the secondary count (people sleeping in crisis and temporary accommodation) totalled 147 people, compared to 145 in 2022. The number of people sleeping rough has significantly decreased over the past two years and 2022 recorded a similar finding to 2021.

The total count of persons experiencing homelessness in City of Parramatta in 2022 was 186 people.

See the attached report for further details, including the results for Western Sydney Nepean Blue Mountains District for nearby local government areas.