Information about Horsham

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Full Time Employees
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Horsham Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Horsham is 146,776 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Horsham is 75,145, and the female population is 71,633. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 129,348, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,598. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (72,325), followed by No religion (61,763), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (35,372), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (19,802). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Horsham area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (41,321), while 31,669 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 44,615 adults have Level 3 education, while 18,801 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Horsham area are

  • Professional occupations (15238)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (12689), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11458)


The average age of people living in Horsham is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (24374), Between 55 to 64 (20942), and Between 45 to 54 (20571). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Horsham has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (30,204) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,716), and Small employers and own account workers (15,679). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Horsham

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Population of Horsham over the years

Male Population of Horsham over the years
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Postcodes in Horsham

The postcode district RH, BN are associated with the Horsham, and there are total 9 postcode areas (listed below). The Horsham has a total of 5464 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Horsham


Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote

Broadbridge Heath

Colgate & Rusper

Cowfold, Shermanbury & West Grinstead




Holbrook East

Holbrook West

Itchingfield, Slinfold & Warnham

Nuthurst & Lower Beeding

Pulborough, Coldwaltham & Amberley

Roffey North

Roffey South


Southwater North

Southwater South & Shipley

Steyning & Ashurst

Storrington & Washington


West Chiltington, Thakeham & Ashington

UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East