Throsby Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Throsby was 133,442 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Throsby is 40 years of age.

76.2% of people living in the electorate of Throsby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Portugal, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Spain, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Wales.

84.4% of people living in Throsby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Macedonian, 1.5% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Throsby is 28.6% Catholic, 26.0% Anglican, 17.3% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Eastern Orthodox, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Islam, 0.9% Baptist.

50.4% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 7655 widowed people living in Throsby.

56.5% of the people living in Throsby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Throsby has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Throsby are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Labourers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Throsby work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.3% Manufacturing, 8.6% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $1016 per week.

The median rent in Throsby is $234 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Throsby contains postcodes 2502, 2505, 2506, 2526, 2527, 2528, 2529, 2530, 2574, 2575, 2576, 2577, 2579 and includes the suburbs of Albion Park, Albion Park Rail, Alpine, Avoca, Avondale, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Bargo, Berkeley, Berrima, Blackbutt, Bowral, Braemar, Brownsville, Burradoo, Burrawang, Calderwood, Cleveland, Cringila, Croom, Dapto, Dombarton, East Kangaloon, Exeter, Farmborough Heights, Fitzroy Falls, Flinders, Glenquarry, Haywards Bay, Horsley, Huntley, Kanahooka, Kangaloon, Kembla Grange, Koonawarra, Lake Heights, Lake Illawarra, Macquarie Pass, Manchester Square, Marshall Mount, Meryla, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Mount Murray, Mount Warrigal, New Berrima, North Macquarie, Oak Flats, Penrose, Port Kembla, Primbee, Robertson, Shellharbour City Centre, Sutton Forest, Tongarra, Tullimbar, Unanderra, Upper Kangaroo River, Warilla, Warrawong, Welby, Werai, Wildes Meadow, Willow Vale, Windang, Wongawilli, Woodlands, Yallah, Yarrunga and Yellow Rock.