Horsham Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Horsham was 131,301 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Horsham is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

88.9% of people living in Horsham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Australia.

97.3% of people living in Horsham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Horsham is 63.5% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

10,359 people did not state a religion. 528 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.9% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 6,376 widowed people living in Horsham.

The top occupations listed by people in Horsham are Professional 19.1%, Associate professional and technical 14.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.7%, Administrative 8.4%, Elementary 8.1%.