Thornlands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Thornlands (4164) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 25 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Thornlands is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Thornlands was 12,807 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Thornlands is 38 years of age.

70.1% of people living in the suburb of Thornlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 5.6% New Zealand, 2.0% South Africa, 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Finland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Canada.

91.0% of people living in Thornlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Thornlands is 23.8% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 7.4% Uniting Church, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Lutheran, 2.0% Pentecostal.

57.5% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 513 widowed people living in Thornlands.

61.4% of the people living in Thornlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Thornlands has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Thornlands are 18.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thornlands work in are 12.2% Construction, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.6% Manufacturing, 7.0% Education and training, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 49.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $662 per week and the median household income is $1704 per week.

The median rent in Thornlands is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thornlands postcode 4164

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