Housing

Daily Shelter Census

May 25, 2017

Shelter sectorOccupancyCapacityOccupancy rate
Co-ed 412 460 90%
Men 1720 1788 96%
Women 691 707 98%
Youth 503 518 97%
Family (shelters) 764 764 100%
Family (motels)

742

806 92%
Total 4,832 5,033

96%

Bar chart showing average nightly census of City of Toronto permanent emergency shelter system. Figures show annual growth from 2015 to 2017. For example: 4137 people used Toronto's emergency shelter system in January 2015 compared to 4366 people in January of 2017.

Figures show average nightly occupancy by month in all City of Toronto permanent emergency shelter programs. Statistics are from the Shelter Management Information System which was in use throughout the system by Jan 2011. These numbers do not include Out of the Cold programs.