Broken Hill City


In Broken Hill City, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $83 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Broken Hill City boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Broken Hill City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3.91.14.921.22.54.3-17.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services27.77.92.627.73.32.4+0.0
Wholesale Trade26.
Retail Trade4.61.32.938.44.62.7-33.8
Accommodation and Food Services11.23.21.726.43.12.9-15.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing65.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services1.60.516.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.00.610.
Administrative and Support Services3.
Public Administration and Safety11.
Education and Training20.15.74.341.64.94.5-21.5
Health Care and Social Assistance45.112.84.453.56.43.9-8.4
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services1.
Total industries352.0100.0100.0842.5100.0100.0-490.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Broken Hill City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (83 million or 23.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (65 million or 18.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (45 million or 12.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 194 million in total or 55.0% of the total exports by industry in the Broken Hill City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 5.0% in Mining; 7.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 4.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Broken Hill City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (23.7% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 16.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (18.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.6% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Broken Hill City $decreased by -491 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Broken Hill City were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$53 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$17 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$9 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$4 million)

Broken Hill City

economic profile