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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Horsham

Code SSC20638 (SSC)
People 14,285
Male 6,848
Female 7,437
Median age 39
Families 3,796
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,660
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $903
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Total 14,285 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,848 47.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,437 52.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 259 1.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,285 people in Horsham (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 967 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 875 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 871 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 954 6.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 936 6.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 903 6.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 827 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 856 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 839 5.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 891 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 922 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 887 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 798 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 668 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 613 4.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 551 3.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 490 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 437 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Horsham (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,533 47.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 366 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 954 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,030 8.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,689 31.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Horsham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Horsham (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,990 47.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,007 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,420 42.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Horsham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Horsham (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 220 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 775 21.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 171 4.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 148 4.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 613 16.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 253 7.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 0.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 231 6.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 274 7.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 66 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 854 23.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,617 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Horsham (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 13.9% 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 12,662 88.7 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 1,120 8.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 489 3.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 334 2.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,447 85.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Horsham (State Suburbs), 85.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% 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 3,985 58.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,125 31.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 434 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 288 4.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,832 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,832 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Horsham (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 790 12.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 587 9.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 743 11.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,237 18.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,754 42.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Horsham (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% 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 (State Suburbs) 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 525 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,177 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 903 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Horsham (State Suburbs) was $525.

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) 8,277 71.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,277 28.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,379 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,171 27.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Horsham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% 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, 27.4% 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 2,429 21.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,924 25.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,546 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,380 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Horsham (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% 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 1,652 43.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,410 37.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 681 17.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 53 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Horsham (State Suburbs), 37.1% were couple families with children, 43.5% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

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

In Horsham (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% 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 1,775 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,775 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 612 20.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 121 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 739 24.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 388 12.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 158 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 658 21.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 200 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 184 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Horsham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 5,886 90.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 597 9.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Horsham (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,968 84.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 385 6.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 517 8.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (State Suburbs), 84.4% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% 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 206 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,039 17.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,209 54.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,285 21.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 135 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 (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% 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 2,077 35.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,852 31.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,740 29.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 178 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Horsham (State Suburbs), 35.3% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,763 64.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,937 32.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 184 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Horsham (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Horsham (State Suburbs), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Horsham % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 1,170 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 537 9.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,243 38.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,098 35.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 811 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 197 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Horsham (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 259 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 128 49.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 131 50.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Horsham (State Suburbs), there were 259 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 128 (or 49.4%) were male and 131 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 22 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 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 812 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Horsham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $812.

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 921 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Horsham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 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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