Our demographics

Horsham CAD

The Horsham Rural City Council estimated resident population for 2021 is 20,369, with a population density of 4.78 persons per square km.

Community profile

The Horsham Rural City Council community profile is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Census of Population and Housing, 2021.

The Community Profile provides valuable information to inform Council, local community groups, businesses, investors and the general public about population trends and demographics.

Community Profile

Social atlas

The social atlas is a suite of interactive maps of key socio-demographic characteristics for HRCC, based on Census data. Each map shows patterns and trends in our population.

Social Atlas

Data Snapshots

Demographic summaries or snapshots have been developed using a number of different data sources including the ABS.  The following snapshots have been developed to inform strategic plans and were used for health and wellbeing planning to inform the Council Plan 2021-2025.


Township Profiles

Township profiles are demographic summaries or snapshots of township areas within the municipality of Horsham Rural City. They have been developed using 2016 ABS Census data. Where there was available data, comparison between 2011 and 2016 has been provided. These snapshots are available as quick guide for township profiles.