Thirlmere Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Thirlmere (2572) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 70 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Thirlmere is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Thirlmere was 3,530 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

79.8% of people living in the suburb of Thirlmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 2.2% Estonia, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Lebanon, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Croatia.

86.8% of people living in Thirlmere speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Thirlmere is 30.5% Anglican, 25.1% Catholic, 15.5% No religion, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Baptist.

51.8% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 204 widowed people living in Thirlmere.

62.0% of the people living in Thirlmere over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Thirlmere has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Thirlmere are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thirlmere work in are 12.8% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Construction, 7.6% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1371 per week.

The median rent in Thirlmere is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thirlmere postcode 2572

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