Thornlands, Queensland

Thornlands is a residential suburb located approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) east-south-east of Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, and is part of the Redland City local government area.

Redland City, Queensland
Population 12,807 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4164
Location 28 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Redland City
State electorate(s) Redlands
Federal Division(s) Bowman
Suburbs around Thornlands:
Alexandra Hills Cleveland Moreton Bay
Capalaba Thornlands Victoria Point
Sheldon Mount Cotton Victoria Point

As of the June 2006 census, Thornlands was estimated to be home to 10,520 people, with the majority of these of working age.



In the 2011 census, Thornlands recorded a population of 12,807 people, 51% female and 49% male. The average age of the Thornlands population was 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

70.2% of people living in Thornlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 9.2%, New Zealand 5.6%, South Africa 2.1%, Scotland 1.2%, Finland 0.6%.

91% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Afrikaans, 0.6% Finnish, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian.