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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of homeless people in Milan who applied for a residence certificate through ResidenzaMi, 2019

From: Residence registration to cope with homelessness: evidence from a qualitative research study in Milan

Variables n (%)
Gender
 Women 645 (30.0)
Age  
  > 19 57 (2.9)
 20‒29 332 (16.8)
 30‒39 392 (19.8)
 40‒49 491 (24.8)
 50‒59 431 (21.8)
 60‒69 208 (10.5)
 70‒79 47 (2.3)
 80+  11 (0.5)
Missing 13 (0.6)
Family structure
 Men and women with minor children 101 (5.1)
 Single men with minor children 1 (1.0)
 Women alone with minor children 161 (8.1)
 Men and women 31 (1.6)
 Single men with adult children 1 (0.0)
 Single women with adult children 3 (0.1)
 Single men 1,351 (68.2)
 Single women 333 (16.8)
Country of birth
 Italy 706 (35.6)
 North Africa 483 (24.4)
 Sub-Saharan Africa 277 (14)
 South America 143 (7.2)
 Middle East 101 (5.0)
 EU 170 (8.6)
 Other 102 (5.2)
  1. Source: ResidenzaMi register (2019). N = 1982