Thornlie Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Thornlie (6108) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 15 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Thornlie is in the federal electorate of Hasluck.

In the 2011 census the population of Thornlie was 22,965 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

57.5% of people living in the suburb of Thornlie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 3.0% Malaysia, 2.5% India, 1.5% China , 1.4% Singapore, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% Burma , 0.9% Indonesia, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Italy.

75.0% of people living in Thornlie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Mandarin, 3.3% Other, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.6% Arabic, 1.0% Indonesian, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Other , 0.7% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Thornlie is 23.0% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Islam, 4.0% Buddhism, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist.

51.4% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 743 widowed people living in Thornlie.

60.5% of the people living in Thornlie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Thornlie has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Thornlie are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Professionals, 11.6% Labourers, 10.1% Sales workers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thornlie work in are 11.8% Retail trade, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $616 per week and the median household income is $1411 per week.

The median rent in Thornlie is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thornlie postcode 6108

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