Broken Hill City

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Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,623 people or 23.5% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Broken Hill City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)6,903100.0100.07,007100.0100.0-104
Males3,50750.852.63,65552.253.4-148
Females3,39549.247.43,34647.846.6+49
Age structure
15 - 24 years97714.214.01,11615.914.5-139
25 - 54 years4,21861.166.64,54264.867.7-324
55 - 64 years1,38020.015.01,14416.314.4+236
65 years and over3234.74.32032.93.4+120
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,26018.312.51,13516.211.6+125
Retail trade82912.09.792313.210.3-94
Mining74610.80.972610.41.0+20
Top three occupations
Professionals1,11616.223.61,04815.022.7+68
Community and personal service workers1,04515.110.498914.19.5+56
Technicians and trades workers1,02214.812.71,10415.813.2-82
Hours worked
Full time4,22861.263.14,37362.464.0-145
Part time2,50036.234.92,43134.733.8+69
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,03114.932.688512.627.9+146
Advanced diploma or diploma5928.611.24786.810.5+114
Certificate level2,26432.822.22,11330.222.2+151
No qualifications2,77140.131.13,18145.434.8-410
Individual Income
Less than $5001,33219.317.1--------
$500 -$1,7494,21861.160.7--------
$1,750 or more1,19017.220.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car5,25476.162.15,15673.662.6+98
Public Transport530.815.9420.613.7+11
Bicycle340.50.7600.90.7-26
Walked only3264.73.93885.54.1-62
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3595.232.73545.130.0+5
Speaks a language other than English at home1962.826.21572.222.6+39
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016781.16.0--------

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