2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Hornsby

Code SSC11483 (SSC)
People 18,702
Male 9,176
Female 9,526
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 14,832
People born overseas 7,718
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 204
Families 5,093
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,078
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,139
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,800
Median weekly rent $266
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People — demographics
People Hornsby % Australia %
Total 18,702 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,176 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 9,526 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 18,702 people were usually resident in Hornsby (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hornsby % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,302 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,971 10.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,474 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 8,935 47.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,762 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,257 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.5% of people usually resident in Hornsby (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Hornsby % Australia %
Australian citizenship 14,832 79.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,718 41.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 204 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.3% of people usually resident in Hornsby (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 41.3% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hornsby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,717 50.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,754 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 811 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,146 33.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hornsby (State Suburbs) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 33.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hornsby % Australia %
Australia 9,928 53.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hornsby % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Hornsby % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hornsby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,625 64.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,612 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 325 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 221 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 450 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,409 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 10,233 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 10,233 people aged 15 years and over in Hornsby (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.7% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 4,409 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Hornsby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Hornsby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hornsby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 568 -- 466 --
Family 1,443 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,139 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hornsby (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $568, the median family income was $1,443 and the median household income was $1,139.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Hornsby % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,766 34.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,377 46.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 827 16.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 123 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,093 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,093 families in Hornsby (State Suburbs): of these 34.7% were couple families without children, 46.7% were couple families with children, 16.2% were one parent families and 2.4% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Hornsby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,595 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,078 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 7,595 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hornsby (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Hornsby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,176 41.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 522 6.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,877 51.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Hornsby (State Suburbs), 41.8% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hornsby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,918 25.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,155 28.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,050 40.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 53 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 420 5.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hornsby (State Suburbs), 25.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 40.2% were rented.

Landlord type Hornsby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,206 72.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 216 7.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 580 19.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 47 1.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hornsby (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 72.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 19.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hornsby % Australia %
Median weekly rent 266 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hornsby (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $266. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hornsby % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,993 65.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,003 26.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 325 4.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hornsby (State Suburbs), 65.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.4% were single (or lone) person households and 4.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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