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Broken Hill CityPopulation forecast

Broken Hill City

Non-private dwellings

592 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Broken Hill City in 2022.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
Broken Hill CityYearChange between 2016 and 2046
Area20162046Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Broken Hill City593672+79+60
Broken Hill (CBD)292371+79+60
Broken Hill (Central)118118000
Broken Hill (North)1313000
Broken Hill (South)164164000
Broken Hill (West)55000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2046, prepared by .id (informed decisions), April 2022.

Key findings

There were 593 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Broken Hill City in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Broken Hill City is expected to increase to 726 persons in 2026 and with a loss 672 persons in 2046.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of Broken Hill City's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of Broken Hill City is indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for aged based services and facilities.

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