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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 42.2% of employment in Broken Hill City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.7% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of Broken Hill City provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the Broken Hill City's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 6.5% Business services, 2017: 8.5% Mining, 2017: 10.6% Goods related, 2017: 29.8% Household services, 2017: 42.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2012: 7.5% Business services, 2012: 10.2% Mining, 2012: 9.7% Goods related, 2012: 32.7% Household services, 2012: 38.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 3.0% Public administration and safety, 2007: 7.3% Business services, 2007: 9.0% Mining, 2007: 12.1% Goods related, 2007: 31.9% Household services, 2007: 36.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Broken Hill City201720122007
Household services3,23742.23,03038.92,80536.7
Goods related2,28729.82,54632.72,43931.9
Business services6508.579710.26859.0
Public administration and safety4986.55847.55587.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1822.4791.02283.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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