Thornbury Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Thornbury (3071) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 6 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Thornbury is in the federal electorate of Batman.

In the 2011 census the population of Thornbury was 17,434 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Thornbury is 36 years of age.

62.4% of people living in the suburb of Thornbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% Greece, 4.4% Italy, 3.7% India, 2.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% China , 1.2% Vietnam, 1.0% Lebanon, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland.

60.0% of people living in Thornbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.6% Greek, 7.3% Italian, 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Arabic, 2.1% Other, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.3% Hindi, 1.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Thornbury is 31.5% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 12.8% Eastern Orthodox, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Anglican, 3.1% Hinduism, 2.7% Islam, 2.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

39.6% of people are married, 46.0% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 791 widowed people living in Thornbury.

59.4% of the people living in Thornbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Thornbury has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Thornbury are 33.5% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Managers, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thornbury work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.9% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.2% Construction, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

28.3% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $639 per week and the median household income is $1276 per week.

The median rent in Thornbury is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thornbury postcode 3071

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