In 2006, there were 19,028 persons usually resident in Thornleigh: 49.1% were males and 50.9% were females. Of the total population in Thornleigh 0.2% were Indigenous persons, compared with 2.3% Indigenous persons in Australia. more
59.9% of persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in Thornleigh were married, 27.9% never married, 7.2% separated or divorced and 4.9% widowed.
The most common industries of employment for persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in Thornleigh were School Education 6.9%, Hospitals 4.1%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.7%, Legal and Accounting Services 3.2% and Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 3.1%.
88.5% of persons usually resident in Thornleigh were Australian citizens, 28.7% were born overseas and 0.7% were overseas visitors.
* statistcs taken from the 2006 Census for postal area 2120 conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics