Thirroul Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Thirroul (2515) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 56 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Thirroul is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Thirroul was 5,620 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Thirroul is 41 years of age.

81.3% of people living in the suburb of Thirroul were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% China , 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

91.8% of people living in Thirroul speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Thirroul is 27.2% No religion, 27.0% Catholic, 21.3% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

51.6% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 263 widowed people living in Thirroul.

56.4% of the people living in Thirroul over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Thirroul has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Thirroul are 30.9% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thirroul work in are 16.9% Education and training, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Construction, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Retail trade, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $663 per week and the median household income is $1625 per week.

The median rent in Thirroul is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thirroul postcode 2515

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