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Broken Hill City

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,623 people or 23.5% of Broken Hill City's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Broken Hill City20162011Change
NameNumber%Mining %Number%Mining %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)6,903100.0100.07,007100.0100.0-104
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years97714.27.61,11615.99.8-139
25 - 54 years4,21861.174.44,54264.877.4-324
55 - 64 years1,38020.016.81,14416.312.5+236
65 years and over3234.70.92032.91.7+120
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers1,04515.11.198914.11.1+56
Technicians and trades workers1,02214.827.71,10415.827.1-82
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,22861.289.34,37362.485.8-145
Part time2,50036.29.72,43134.710.2+69
Bachelor or higher degree1,03114.97.488512.65.4+146
Advanced diploma or diploma5928.65.14786.85.0+114
Certificate level2,26432.846.42,11330.242.3+151
No qualifications2,77140.137.93,18145.444.2-410
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,33219.31.3--------
$500 -$1,7494,21861.142.9--------
$1,750 or more1,19017.254.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport530.82.8420.62.1+11
Walked only3264.71.73885.51.9-62
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3595.23.43545.13.6+5
Speaks a language other than English at home1962.81.51572.21.8+39
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016781.10.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.