Population – Thornlands has a population of 12,807 as of the 2011 Census.
Age Profile – The average age of the residents is 38 years of age, one year above the Australian average. 65.6% of residents in Thornlands are between the age of 15-65 years; 22.1% are under the age of 5 years; and 12.3% are 65 years and older.
Social Marital Status – 57.5% of people are married, 20.8% are single, 7.0% are divorced, and 2.4% are separated. The average household size is 3.
Income Profile – The median household income per week is $1,704.
Employment – As of 2011, 6,557 of Thornlands residents were employed, of which 65% worked full-time and 34% part-time. The unemployment rate is 4.4%.
The main jobs in the area are 18.1% clerical and administrative workers, 17.2% professionals, 15.7% technicians and trades workers, 13.9% managers, and the rest are sales workers, community and personal service employees, labourers, machinery operators and drivers, and others.
The primary industries locals worked in are 12.2% construction, 11.3% healthcare and social assistance, 11.0% retail trade, 10.6% manufacturing, and the rest are education and training, professional, scientific and technical services, transport, postal and warehousing, and more.