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Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 41.4% of employment in Broken Hill City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.0% in 2009)

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, 2019: 1.8% Public administration and safety, 2019: 7.7% Business services, 2019: 7.9% Mining, 2019: 10.9% Goods related, 2019: 30.2% Household services, 2019: 41.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 1.6% Public administration and safety, 2014: 7.1% Business services, 2014: 8.9% Mining, 2014: 10.4% Goods related, 2014: 31.2% Household services, 2014: 40.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 2.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 7.8% Business services, 2009: 8.9% Mining, 2009: 10.3% Goods related, 2009: 32.8% Household services, 2009: 38.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Broken Hill City201920142009
Household services3,21941.42,98940.92,83138.0
Goods related2,35130.22,27931.22,44132.8
Business services6117.96548.96618.9
Public administration and safety6007.75207.15797.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1401.81151.61642.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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