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— Who are they? Of the 44,000 homeless young people in Australia 2 : 36% are under 12 years of age 23% are aged 12—18 41% are aged 19—24 53% are male 47% are female 3 Aboriginal young people are 11x more likely to be homeless. 4 Young people living in regional and remote areas are 17x more likely to be homeless than children living in cities. 5 Young people from the lowest SES areas are 13x more likely to be homeless than children from the highest SES areas. 6 Young people with probable serious mental illnesses are 3.5x more likely to experience homelessness. 7 — 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 3 Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 4 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2018 5 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2018 6 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2018 7 Mission Australia, Youth Mental Health and Homelessness Report (2017) — Image Photographer Luke Stambouliah Art Director Justin Stambouliah Talent Jordan Dulieu