Thorneside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Thorneside (4158) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Thorneside is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Thorneside was 3,548 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

74.2% of people living in the suburb of Thorneside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% New Zealand, 5.7% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.4% Finland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% China , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Denmark, 0.2% Papua New Guinea.

90.5% of people living in Thorneside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Thorneside is 25.8% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 21.3% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other Christian, 0.9% Pentecostal.

41.2% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 14.6% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 135 widowed people living in Thorneside.

61.4% of the people living in Thorneside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Thorneside has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Thorneside are 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 12.0% Labourers, 11.0% Managers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thorneside work in are 11.6% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Education and training, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $672 per week and the median household income is $1159 per week.

The median rent in Thorneside is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1859 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thorneside postcode 4158

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