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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 41.7% of employment in Broken Hill City. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.0% in 2008)

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, 2018: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 6.7% Business services, 2018: 8.3% Mining, 2018: 11.3% Goods related, 2018: 29.6% Household services, 2018: 41.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 7.0% Business services, 2013: 8.6% Mining, 2013: 11.2% Goods related, 2013: 33.9% Household services, 2013: 38.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 2.5% Public administration and safety, 2008: 7.4% Business services, 2008: 9.1% Mining, 2008: 11.5% Goods related, 2008: 32.5% Household services, 2008: 37.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Employment composition
Broken Hill City201820132008
Household services3,37741.72,95338.02,84437.0
Goods related2,39429.62,63233.92,50032.5
Business services6688.36668.66999.1
Public administration and safety5466.75457.05727.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1942.41051.31912.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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