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Population of Broken Hill

Last official estimated population of Broken Hill City (as Local Government Area) was 17 873 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.07% of total Australian population and 0.225% of NSW population. Area of Broken Hill is 170.10 km², in this year population density was 105.07 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-1.33%/yr), Broken Hill population in 2020 would be 17 169. [0]


Broken Hill historical population from 1996 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Unincorporated NSW
- Wentworth
- Central Darling
- Renmark Paringa
- Berri and Barmera
- Peterborough
- Loxton Waikerie
- Orroroo-Carrieton

Broken Hill on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Broken Hill is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[1996-2001] -0.98 %/Y
[2001-2002] -1.18 %/Y
[2002-2003] -1.34 %/Y
[2003-2004] -1.43 %/Y
[2004-2005] -0.97 %/Y
[2005-2006] -0.81 %/Y
[2006-2007] -0.23 %/Y
[2007-2008] -0.53 %/Y
[2008-2009] -0.93 %/Y
[2009-2010] -0.79 %/Y
[2010-2011] -0.60 %/Y
[2011-2012] -0.87 %/Y
[2012-2013] -0.96 %/Y
[2013-2014] -0.93 %/Y
[2014-2015] -1.43 %/Y
[2015-2016] -1.34 %/Y
[2016-2017] -1.33 %/Y


Population pyramid for Broken Hill (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

398 
85+
 194

312 
80-84
 233

388 
75-79
 289

473 
70-74
 449

544 
65-69
 576

610 
60-64
 621

701 
55-59
 689

598 
50-54
 598

560 
45-49
 567

484 
40-44
 444

463 
35-39
 421

550 
30-34
 526

616 
25-29
 579

468 
20-24
 531

463 
15-19
 520

477 
10-14
 485

513 
5-9
 528

504 
0-4
 501


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.