Thornleigh Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Thornleigh (2120) is a suburb of Sydney, Hills, New South Wales. It is about 19 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Thornleigh is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Bradfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Thornleigh was 8,115 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

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

67.1% of people living in the suburb of Thornleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 3.1% China , 2.8% India, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Iran, 0.6% United States of America, 0.4% Italy.

73.7% of people living in Thornleigh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Arabic, 3.4% Mandarin, 2.7% Cantonese, 2.6% Other, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Korean, 1.3% Hindi, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Persian.

The religious makeup of Thornleigh is 26.7% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 18.3% Anglican, 5.4% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Baptist, 3.1% Hinduism, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Buddhism.

58.6% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 306 widowed people living in Thornleigh.

61.2% of the people living in Thornleigh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Thornleigh has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Thornleigh are 35.8% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Managers, 9.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thornleigh work in are 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Education and training, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.9% Construction, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Public administration and safety.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 44.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $712 per week and the median household income is $1964 per week.

The median rent in Thornleigh is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thornleigh postcode 2120

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