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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Hornsby (A)

Code LGA14000 (LGA)
People 156,847
Male 76,457
Female 80,390
Median age 39
Families 43,365
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 57,104
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,824
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $400
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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 156,847 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 76,457 48.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 80,390 51.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 562 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 156,847 people in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,549 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 10,080 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10,816 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11,321 7.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10,054 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7,990 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,841 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,821 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,956 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 12,459 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 11,879 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,833 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8,607 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,503 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5,066 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,843 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,414 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,816 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 73,161 57.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,411 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,662 6.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,677 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 36,488 28.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 8.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 68,285 58.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,348 4.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 43,796 37.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 3,215 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10,103 20.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,991 4.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,480 3.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8,107 16.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,253 4.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,376 4.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,432 6.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10,060 20.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,082 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5,916 11.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 50,015 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 27.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 96,496 61.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 69,937 46.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,863 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7,890 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 61,735 41.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49,756 60.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 24,882 30.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,918 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,927 4.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 82,483 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 82,483 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9,402 12.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8,164 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,316 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12,336 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 37,418 47.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 682 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,119 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,824 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) was $682.

Travel to work, top responses Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 96,207 76.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38,506 30.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,383 11.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 29,002 22.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.5% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30,798 24.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 34,886 27.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 17,490 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13,034 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,576 31.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 24,144 55.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,097 11.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 548 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 55.7% were couple families with children, 31.3% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,444 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,956 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,956 and those without children was $2,444.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 8,677 23.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,444 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9,068 24.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6,495 17.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 2,002 5.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,982 15.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,945 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,106 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 52,672 94.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,148 5.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 39,760 75.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,029 7.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,681 16.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 164 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 75.5% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 247 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,078 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8,918 16.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 17,848 33.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 23,039 43.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 543 1.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19,401 36.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 21,013 39.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10,708 20.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 772 1.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 780 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% were owned outright, 39.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 42,195 80.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 9,341 17.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,135 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 80.1% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 15.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.7% 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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 11.6 -- 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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 10.5 -- 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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 3,789 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19,023 36.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 20,372 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 8,537 16.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 951 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 563 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 263 46.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 300 53.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 563 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 263 (or 46.7%) were male and 300 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,717 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,717.

Mortgage and rent Hornsby (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hornsby (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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