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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Thirlmere

Code SSC12270 (SSC)
People 3,530
Male 1,722
Female 1,808
Median age 38
Families 932
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,312
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,371
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,530 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,722 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,808 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 121 3.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,530 people in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 238 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 245 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 262 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 251 7.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 221 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 180 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 211 6.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 243 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 253 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 227 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 252 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 222 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 205 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 134 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 94 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 98 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 78 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 117 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,441 51.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 217 7.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 205 7.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 818 29.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,296 53.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 240 9.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 898 36.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 61 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 229 21.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 3.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 4.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 172 15.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 3.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 97 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 72 6.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 275 25.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,092 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,818 79.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 700 21.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 278 8.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 190 5.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,073 64.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 64.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,036 61.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 451 27.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 93 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 93 5.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,673 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,673 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Thirlmere (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 143 9.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 150 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 156 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 274 17.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 767 48.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,577 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,371 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Thirlmere (State Suburbs) was $548.

Travel to work, top responses Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,909 68.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 824 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 330 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 439 15.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 526 18.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 671 24.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 366 13.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 346 12.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 333 35.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 450 48.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 148 15.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 48.3% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs) 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,865 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,134 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,134 and those without children was $1,865.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 148 18.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 1.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 188 23.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 162 20.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 5.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 135 17.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 48 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 1.9% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,154 91.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 113 8.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,074 93.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 54 4.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 93.0% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 10.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 445 38.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 518 44.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 10.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 343 29.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 530 45.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 239 20.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 29.7% were owned outright, 45.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 910 78.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 220 19.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 19.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 18.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 11.6 -- 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 Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 10.5 -- 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 Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
None 33 2.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 314 27.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 447 38.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 303 26.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 4.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), 27.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.3% 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 Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 121 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 45.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 66 54.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Thirlmere (State Suburbs), there were 121 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 45.5%) were male and 66 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Thirlmere % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,375 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Thirlmere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,375.

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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