Another city that prioritized the counting of the population of street for better agreement and formularization of proposals to these citizens was to the city of So Paulo. Through the Foundation Institute of Pesquisas Econmicas (FIPE) it carried through two Censuses on street population. The first census carried through in the year of 2000 allowed through the counting and evaluation to identify 8,088 inhabitants of street in the city. A little the half of these inhabitants had been more than found in the streets and the remain in shelters. As the census carried through in the year of 2003 indicated that 10,399 a thousand people existed in So Paulo liveing in the streets, and of this time the process presented given inverted, with about six (59.49%) living ones of street located in shelters and 4,213 (40.51%) remaining ones in the streets. Maciel discloses a concern with the growth of the population contingent of street, and strengthens the urgency in the attendance of these citizens unprovided for the social minimums victims of the indifference and the social exclusion. According to author, the term social exclusion even so is used in the most diverse studies and in different countries, she has its meaning closely on to the degree of development of the economy and the adopted social politics in each one of them.

In such a way, the concept of social exclusion extremely is diversified and heterogeneous. Available in had access in 23/ago/2008. The third Census carried through in 2006 showed the existence of more than 12,000 men in situation of street, being 7,000 (57%) sleeping in shelters and 5,000 (43%) in the streets. Ahead of the data it was evidenced that the third carried through census enters according to in a period of three years, the demand of inhabitants of street of the city of So Paulo grew 13,4%. 1,3 – the space mobility of the life in the streets.