Broken Hill City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,875 people or 26.1% of Broken Hill City's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Broken Hill City20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)7,172100.0100.06,903100.0100.0+269
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,08715.213.897714.214.0+110
25 - 54 years4,20858.765.74,21861.166.6-10
55 - 64 years1,45020.215.31,38020.015.0+70
65 years and over4396.15.13234.74.3+116
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,56621.814.41,26018.312.5+306
Retail trade77710.89.082912.09.7-52
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,17316.410.61,04515.110.4+128
Technicians and trades workers1,11515.511.91,02214.812.7+93
Hours worked
Full time4,42161.658.04,22861.263.1+193
Part time2,58736.140.32,50036.234.9+87
Bachelor or higher degree1,22217.038.41,03114.932.6+191
Advanced diploma or diploma6539.111.05928.611.2+61
Certificate level2,39133.321.32,26432.822.2+127
No qualifications2,72338.027.02,77140.131.1-48
Individual Income
Less than $50095813.411.5--------
$500 -$1,9994,88968.264.9--------
$2,000 or more1,22217.022.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport260.44.0530.815.9-27
Walked only2673.72.53264.73.9-59
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4576.433.93595.232.7+98
Speaks a language other than English at home3104.327.11962.826.2+114
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211051.56.1--------

Broken Hill City

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