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Homelessness at All Time Low in Fukuoka Prefecture

Studies carried out by Fukuoka Prefecture and local governments have revealed that there are approximately 270 homeless people living in the prefecture, 30 less than last year and the lowest number since they started investigating the situation in 2003 (the survey was not carried out from 2004-2006). 2009 saw a peak with figures reaching 1,237, but there has been a steady decline since then. This makes Fukuoka home to the fifth largest population of homeless people in the country. Source: NHK Web News, 6/6/2017

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Published: Jun 14, 2017 / Last Updated: Jun 27, 2017