Broken Hill City

Local sales

In Broken Hill City, Mining had the highest local sales, generating $1,461 million in 2022/23.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Broken Hill City - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing10.80.41.427.30.71.5-16.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services73.33.02.9109.52.62.9-36.2
Wholesale Trade42.21.73.445.41.14.1-3.2
Retail Trade86.33.54.797.92.45.0-11.6
Accommodation and Food Services58.02.43.575.21.83.4-17.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing66.02.75.857.71.44.9+8.3
Information Media and Telecommunications13.20.53.313.60.32.2-0.4
Financial and Insurance Services22.00.95.525.90.65.6-3.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services32.81.39.344.71.110.2-11.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services21.00.99.426.50.68.5-5.5
Administrative and Support Services48.62.04.334.00.84.0+14.6
Public Administration and Safety67.32.73.770.41.73.2-3.1
Education and Training49.42.03.638.00.93.1+11.5
Health Care and Social Assistance143.85.96.6120.32.95.6+23.5
Arts and Recreation Services7.
Other Services38.
Total industries2,450.0100.0100.04,154.0100.0100.0-1,704.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Broken Hill City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,461million or 59.6%)
  • Construction ($187million or 7.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($144million or 5.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,792 million in total or 73.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Broken Hill City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 1.7% in Mining; 21.4% in Construction and 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Broken Hill City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (59.6% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (7.6% compared to 21.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1.3% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Broken Hill City $decreased by -1,704 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Broken Hill City were for:

  • Mining (-$1,670 million)
  • Construction (+$43 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$36 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$24 million)

Broken Hill City

economic profile