Hornsby (A)

2001 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA14000
People 144,692
Male 69,975
Female 74,717
Australian citizenship 125,888
People born overseas 43,269
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,276
Families 39,614
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,252
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Total 144,692 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 69,975 48.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 74,717 51.6 9,498,783 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 447 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 144,692 people were counted in Hornsby (A): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
0-4 years 8,971 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 21,330 14.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 20,761 14.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 62,051 42.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 13,692 9.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 17,887 12.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A) there were 30,301 children aged 0-14 years and 31,579 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 125,888 87.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 43,269 29.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,276 0.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 125,888 people were Australian citizens, 43,269 were born overseas and 1,276 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Married 66,075 57.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 8,485 7.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 6,962 6.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 32,867 28.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 57.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 7.4% were separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 28.7% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Australia 95,423 65.9 13,629,481 72.6
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
England 7,123 4.9 847,365 4.5
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 3,425 2.4 67,122 0.4
China (excl. SARs and Taiwan Province) 3,098 2.1 142,780 0.8
New Zealand 2,867 2.0 355,765 1.9
India 2,382 1.6 95,452 0.5

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 65.9% of people stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth within Hornsby (A) were England 4.9%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.4%, China (excl. SARs and Taiwan Province) 2.1%, New Zealand 2.0% and India 1.6%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Catholic 35,585 24.6 5,001,624 26.6
Anglican 33,850 23.4 3,881,162 20.7
No Religion 20,281 14.0 2,905,993 15.5
Uniting Church 10,188 7.0 1,248,674 6.7
Presbyterian & Reformed 5,722 4.0 637,530 3.4

Of all people counted in Hornsby (A) on Census Night 2001, the most common responses for religious affiliation were Catholic 24.6%, Anglican 23.4%, No Religion 14.0%, Uniting Church 7.0% and Presbyterian & Reformed 4.0%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Cantonese 6,705 4.6 225,307 1.2
Mandarin 2,911 2.0 139,286 0.7
Korean 2,261 1.6 39,529 0.2
Arabic (incl. Lebanese) 1,782 1.2 209,372 1.1
Italian 1,495 1.0 353,605 1.9
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English only spoken at home 110,254 76.2 15,013,965 80.0

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), the most common responses for languages other than English spoken at home were Cantonese 4.6%, Mandarin 2.0%, Korean 1.6%, Arabic (incl. Lebanese) 1.2% and Italian 1.0%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 76.2% of people counted.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 46,865 62.1 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 23,698 31.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,865 2.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,996 4.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 35,474 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 75,424 -- 8,959,315 --
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 75,424 people aged 15 years and over in Hornsby (A) were in the labour force. Of these 62.1% worked full-time, 31.4% worked part-time, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 35,474 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Professionals 20,712 18.1 1,514,096 10.2
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 11,743 10.3 1,366,701 9.2
Associate Professionals 9,029 7.9 975,653 6.6
Managers and Administrators 8,305 7.3 764,823 5.1
Tradespersons and Related Workers 6,103 5.3 1,018,903 6.9
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 5,906 5.2 792,378 5.3
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 3,713 3.2 309,968 2.1
Labourers and Related Workers 3,239 2.8 717,457 4.8
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 2,555 2.2 670,821 4.5

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), the most common responses for occupation were Professionals 18.1%, Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 10.3%, Associate Professionals 7.9%, Managers and Administrators 7.3%, Tradespersons and Related Workers 5.3%, Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 5.2%, Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 3.2%, Labourers and Related Workers 2.8% and Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 2.2%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Business Services 11,411 10.0 795,439 5.4
Education 6,455 5.6 595,398 4.0
Health Services 5,841 5.1 570,442 3.8
Personal and Household Good Retailing 4,587 4.0 517,816 3.5
Food Retailing 3,318 2.9 443,890 3.0

On Census Night 2001, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Hornsby (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Business Services 10.0%, Education 5.6%, Health Services 5.1%, Personal and Household Good Retailing 4.0% and Food Retailing 2.9%.

Families

family type

Family composition

Family type Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 12,103 30.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 22,426 56.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 4,493 11.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 592 1.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 39,614 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 39,614 families were counted: of these, 30.6% were couple families without children, 56.6% were couple families with children, 11.3% were one parent families and 1.5% were other families.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household type

Dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 49,688 95.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,252 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 49,688 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Separate house 38,569 77.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,369 6.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7,054 14.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 288 0.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 408 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Hornsby (A), 77.6% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Owned outright 23,058 46.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 14,117 28.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 9,235 18.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,511 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,765 3.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.4% were being purchased and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 5,343 57.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 615 6.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,191 34.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 90 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 57.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Household type

Household type
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Hornsby (A) % Hornsby (A) Australia % Australia
Family households 38,889 78.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 8,264 16.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,161 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hornsby (A), 78.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% were group households.

Data for this QuickStat has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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

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