2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Thorneside

Code SSC31625 (SSC)
People 3,548
Male 1,769
Female 1,779
Median age 38
Families 1,014
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,626
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,159
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,859
Median weekly rent $335
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,548 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,769 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,779 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,548 people in Thorneside (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 259 7.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 189 5.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 196 5.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 211 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 254 7.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 250 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 276 7.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 228 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 242 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 272 7.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 253 7.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 237 6.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 247 7.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 146 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 129 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 69 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 52 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Thorneside (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,201 41.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 121 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 424 14.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 133 4.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,032 35.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Thorneside (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.3% were married and 18.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Thorneside (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,110 41.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 403 15.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,177 43.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Thorneside (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 47 5.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 184 21.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 3.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 112 13.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 0.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 43 5.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 74 8.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 102 12.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 21 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 183 21.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 846 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Thorneside (State Suburbs) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,631 74.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 883 26.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 273 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 219 6.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,969 58.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), 58.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,211 61.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 543 27.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 117 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 5.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,978 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,978 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Thorneside (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 157 8.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 161 8.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 220 11.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 386 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 827 44.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Thorneside (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Thorneside (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 672 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,420 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,159 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Thorneside (State Suburbs) was $672.

Travel to work, top responses Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,194 75.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 830 28.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 282 9.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 509 17.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 696 23.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 913 31.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 339 11.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 249 8.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Thorneside (State Suburbs), 31.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 412 40.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 362 35.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 218 21.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 2.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Thorneside (State Suburbs), 35.7% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Thorneside (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,182 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,214 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,214 and those without children was $2,182.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 199 25.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 168 21.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 115 14.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 4.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 138 17.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 48 6.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 21.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,454 92.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 121 7.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 981 67.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 355 24.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 114 7.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Thorneside (State Suburbs), 67.5% were separate houses, 24.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 64 4.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 386 26.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 705 48.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 278 19.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 26.5% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 422 29.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 536 36.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 463 31.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Thorneside (State Suburbs), 29.0% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 996 68.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 393 27.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 64 4.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.5% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), 20.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,859 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
None 72 5.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 633 43.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 512 35.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 199 13.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 68 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 48.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 51.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Thorneside (State Suburbs), there were 68 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 48.5%) were male and 35 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Thorneside % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Thorneside (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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