Broken Hill City

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Broken Hill City 49.9% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 50.1% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Broken Hill City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Broken Hill City20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)7,121100.0100.06,849100.0100.0+272
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,07315.113.894513.814.0+128
25 - 54 years4,22059.365.84,19961.366.6+21
55 - 64 years1,42620.015.31,38320.215.0+43
65 years and over4055.75.13244.74.3+81
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,62622.814.41,31019.112.5+316
Retail trade78411.09.082512.09.7-41
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,14816.110.61,02615.010.4+122
Technicians and trades workers1,07015.011.898414.412.7+86
Hours worked
Full time4,45562.658.04,25362.163.1+202
Part time2,49835.140.32,43235.534.9+66
Bachelor or higher degree1,30318.338.41,12816.532.6+175
Advanced diploma or diploma6609.311.05808.511.1+80
Certificate level2,34032.921.22,22432.522.2+116
No qualifications2,64137.127.02,67739.131.1-36
Individual Income
Less than $50092913.011.5--00--
$500 -$1,9994,82967.864.9--00--
$2,000 or more1,25617.622.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport190.34.0270.416.0-8
Walked only2884.02.53374.93.9-49
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4997.034.14015.932.8+98
Speaks a language other than English at home3464.927.22353.426.4+111
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211111.66.2--00--

Broken Hill City

economic profile