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Local sales

In Broken Hill City, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $170 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192010/11Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2010/11 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.62.81.317.21.81.7+9.4
Mining68.07.30.511.41.20.3+56.6
Manufacturing38.24.15.459.86.18.6-21.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services79.88.52.8104.610.74.0-24.8
Construction169.518.119.7170.517.418.2-1.0
Wholesale Trade24.12.63.433.83.43.6-9.7
Retail Trade73.57.94.276.77.84.7-3.2
Accommodation and Food Services54.05.83.050.75.23.0+3.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing32.23.43.928.52.95.0+3.7
Information Media and Telecommunications19.02.03.116.51.73.0+2.5
Financial and Insurance Services20.82.26.633.83.46.2-13.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.10.419.269.47.114.1-65.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services24.72.68.425.32.67.7-0.7
Administrative and Support Services28.43.03.840.94.24.5-12.5
Public Administration and Safety65.87.03.473.97.54.1-8.1
Education and Training36.43.93.240.24.13.4-3.7
Health Care and Social Assistance120.312.95.487.89.04.8+32.5
Arts and Recreation Services9.21.01.05.70.60.9+3.5
Other Services40.84.41.833.83.42.1+7.1
Total industries935.5100.0100.0980.6100.0100.0-45.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Broken Hill City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($170million or 18.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($120million or 12.9%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($80million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $370 million in total or 39.5% 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 19.7% in Construction; 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 2.8% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.4% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.9% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (7.3% compared to 0.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Broken Hill City $decreased by -45 million between 2010/11 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2010/11 and 2018/19 in Broken Hill City were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$65 million)
  • Mining (+$57 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$32 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$25 million)

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