2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Horsham (RC)

Code LGA23190 (LGA)
People 19,279
Male 9,410
Female 9,869
Median age 40
Families 5,198
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 8,857
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $946
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 19,279 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,410 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,869 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 281 1.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,279 people in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,262 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,213 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,282 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,350 7.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,097 5.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,057 5.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,029 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,170 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,239 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,336 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,382 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,261 6.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,141 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 895 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 801 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 669 3.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 595 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 500 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,987 51.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 465 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,206 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,185 7.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,674 30.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,249 51.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,242 8.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,485 39.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 290 5.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,134 22.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 247 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 218 4.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 909 18.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 372 7.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 0.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 309 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 349 7.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 81 1.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,077 21.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,001 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 17,253 89.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,364 7.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 653 3.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 443 2.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 15,661 86.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 86.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,581 58.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,989 31.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 603 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 345 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,518 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,518 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,087 11.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 852 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,048 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,588 17.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,997 43.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,207 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 946 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) was $530.

Travel to work, top responses Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,305 72.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,465 28.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,936 12.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,683 30.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,291 21.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,872 25.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,154 13.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,986 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,258 43.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,073 39.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 801 15.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 39.9% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,815 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,815 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 919 21.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 195 4.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,099 25.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 542 12.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 225 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 835 19.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 283 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 235 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 25.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,634 88.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 951 11.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,680 87.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 392 5.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 517 6.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 44 0.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 87.5% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 250 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,204 15.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,017 52.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,983 26.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 161 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,938 38.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,477 32.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,956 25.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 47 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 216 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were owned outright, 32.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,152 67.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,267 29.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 215 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.5% were family households, 29.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 29.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 9.1 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 10.1 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
None 573 7.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,539 33.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,788 36.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,495 19.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 239 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 280 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 139 49.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 141 50.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), there were 280 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 139 (or 49.6%) were male and 141 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 781 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $781.

Mortgage and rent Horsham (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 158 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 921 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Horsham (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $158 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $921.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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