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Horsham

Code UCL213006 (UCL)
People 15,262
Male 7,352
Female 7,910
Median age 39
Families 4,078
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,044
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $923
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,185
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Total 15,262 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,352 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,910 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 266 1.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,262 people in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,035 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 955 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 962 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,049 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 959 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 936 6.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 866 5.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 915 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 943 6.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 980 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 993 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 944 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 857 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 705 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 649 4.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 568 3.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 497 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 448 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,023 48.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 374 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 993 8.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,043 8.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,872 31.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,455 49.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,053 9.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,598 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 230 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 853 21.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 196 5.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 164 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 678 17.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 283 7.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 0.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 248 6.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 285 7.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 67 1.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 898 22.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,913 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,572 88.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,172 8.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 515 3.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 349 2.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 12,288 85.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Horsham % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,287 58.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,297 31.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 462 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 292 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,338 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,338 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 849 12.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 641 9.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 804 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,314 18.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,974 42.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,195 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 923 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) was $530.

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

Unpaid work Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,854 72.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,548 28.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,466 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,410 27.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,594 21.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,113 25.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,653 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,493 12.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,766 43.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,558 38.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 696 17.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 58 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.2% were couple families with children, 43.3% were couple families without children and 17.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,669 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,807 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,807 and those without children was $1,669.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 671 20.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 140 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 818 24.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 421 12.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 173 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 689 20.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 214 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 191 5.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,196 91.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 616 9.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,264 85.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 386 6.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 518 8.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 28 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.0% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 220 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,056 17.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,298 53.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,470 23.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 142 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.0% had 2 bedrooms and 53.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,206 35.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,997 32.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,764 28.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 41 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 187 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,033 65.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,975 31.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 190 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,185 -- 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 % Victoria % Australia %
None 540 8.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,271 36.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,241 36.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 940 15.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 205 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 265 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 129 48.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 136 51.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 265 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 129 (or 48.7%) were male and 136 (or 51.3%) 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 880 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $880.

Mortgage and rent Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 974 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Horsham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $974.

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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