2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Horsham

Code UCL222000 (UCL)
People 14,125
Male 6,736
Female 7,389
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 13,247
People born overseas 708
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43
Families 3,757
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,364
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $788
Median monthly mortgage repayment $910
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Horsham % Australia %
Total 14,125 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,736 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,389 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 192 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 14,125 people were usually resident in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Horsham % Australia %
People
0-4 years 868 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,974 14.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,770 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,387 38.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,507 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,618 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.1% of people usually resident in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Horsham % Australia %
Australian citizenship 13,247 93.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 708 5.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.8% of people usually resident in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.0% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Horsham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,852 51.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,131 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,000 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,296 29.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 29.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Horsham % Australia %
Australia 12,705 89.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Horsham % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Horsham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,988 58.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,073 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 280 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 136 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 394 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,851 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,871 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,871 people aged 15 years and over in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.0% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 3,851 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Horsham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 427 -- 466 --
Family 1,047 -- 1,171 --
Household 788 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $427, the median family income was $1,047 and the median household income was $788.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Horsham % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,637 43.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,484 39.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 596 15.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 40 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,757 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,757 families in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.6% were couple families without children, 39.5% were couple families with children, 15.9% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Horsham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,739 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,364 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,739 occupied private dwellings were counted in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Horsham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,810 83.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 297 5.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 577 10.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 55 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.8% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Horsham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,127 37.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,801 31.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,549 27.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 21 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 243 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 27.0% were rented.

Landlord type Horsham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 837 54.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 332 21.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 333 21.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 45 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Horsham % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 910 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $910. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Horsham % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,728 65.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,671 29.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 214 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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