Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 17,708 12,668
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 104.1 7.9
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 5.5% 4.8%
5-14 years 11.1% 12.6%
15-19 years 5.4% 5.7%
20-24 years 5.4% 3.1%
25-34 years 11.9% 7.5%
35-44 years 10.5% 10.5%
45-54 years 13.3% 14.4%
55-64 years 15.0% 17.7%
65-74 years 11.6% 13.6%
75-84 years 6.9% 7.3%
85 years and over 3.4% 2.9%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 974 605
5-14 years 1,972 1,594
15-19 years 949 719
20-24 years 962 396
25-34 years 2,114 953
35-44 years 1,861 1,324
45-54 years 2,356 1,824
55-64 years 2,663 2,240
65-74 years 2,049 1,718
75-84 years 1,219 924
85 years and over 593 368
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 45 49
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 1,500 448
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 8.5% 3.5%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 86.8% 80.3%
Born Elsewhere 4.5% 11.8%
Language spoken at home: English only 88.7% 90.4%
Language spoken at home: Other language 2.5% 3.2%
Australian citizen 90.3% 89.8%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 15,364 10,173
Born Elsewhere 800 1,495
Language spoken at home: English only 15,703 11,446
Language spoken at home: Other language 443 403
Australian citizen 15,992 11,370
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 41.3% 44.9%
Separated 4.2% 3.8%
Divorced 10.9% 13.4%
Widowed 8.4% 7.0%
Never married 35.2% 30.9%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 6,089 4,698
Separated 619 396
Divorced 1,612 1,402
Widowed 1,241 736
Never married 5,202 3,228
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 36.4% 30.2%
Australian Aboriginal 0.7% 0.4%
Chinese 0.2% 0.3%
Croatian 0.3% 0.1%
Dutch 0.4% 1.2%
English 29.3% 31.8%
Filipino 0.6% 0.2%
French 0.3% 0.6%
German 3.7% 3.5%
Greek 0.3% 0.3%
Hungarian 0.0% 0.3%
Indian 0.3% 0.2%
Irish 7.2% 9.9%
Italian 2.4% 1.2%
Korean 0.0% 0.0%
Lebanese 0.1% 0.1%
Macedonian 0.0% 0.0%
Maltese 1.0% 0.2%
Maori 0.1% 0.2%
New Zealander 0.2% 0.5%
Polish 0.2% 0.4%
Russian 0.1% 0.2%
Scottish 6.4% 8.8%
Serbian 0.1% 0.0%
South African 0.1% 0.2%
Spanish 0.1% 0.2%
Sri Lankan 0.1% 0%
Turkish 0.0% 0.0%
Vietnamese 0.0% 0.1%
Welsh 0.3% 0.6%
Others 1.9% 3.5%
Ancestry not stated 7.1% 5.0%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 8,424 5,318
Australian Aboriginal 168 73
Chinese 47 51
Croatian 65 20
Dutch 81 216
English 6,782 5,588
Filipino 149 26
French 58 105
German 849 619
Greek 74 47
Hungarian 7 49
Indian 77 29
Irish 1,667 1,741
Italian 557 202
Korean 5 3
Lebanese 29 18
Macedonian 3 4
Maltese 236 27
Maori 27 34
New Zealander 40 90
Polish 49 66
Russian 14 37
Scottish 1,476 1,547
Serbian 12 5
South African 17 28
Spanish 27 40
Sri Lankan 17 0
Turkish 3 3
Vietnamese 9 11
Welsh 67 110
Others 444 620
Ancestry not stated 1,638 871
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.1%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.2% 0.2%
Arabic 0.1% 0.0%
Bengali 0.0% 0%
Cantonese 0.0% 0.0%
Croatian 0.1% 0%
Dutch 0.0% 0.4%
Filipino 0.2% 0.0%
French 0.0% 0.2%
Greek 0.1% 0.1%
German 0.1% 0.6%
Hindi 0.1% 0%
Indones 0% 0.1%
Italian 0.3% 0.2%
Japanese 0.1% 0.1%
Korean 0.0% 0.0%
Language spoken at home not stated 8.8% 6.4%
Mandarin 0.1% 0.1%
Maltese 0.1% 0%
Macedonian 0% 0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.1% 0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.1% 0.0%
Other Chinese 0% 0%
Other languages 0.5% 0.7%
Punjabi 0.0% 0.1%
Persian 0.0% 0%
Polish 0% 0.1%
Russian 0.0% 0.1%
Samoan 0% 0%
Serbian 0% 0%
Sinhale 0.0% 0%
Spanish 0.0% 0.3%
Tagalog 0.2% 0.1%
Tamil 0.0% 0%
Thai 0.1% 0.0%
Turkish 0% 0%
Urdu 0.0% 0%
Vietnamese 0.1% 0.0%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 8 6
Australian Indigenous Languages 30 19
Arabic 8 4
Bengali 7 0
Cantonese 3 3
Croatian 14 0
Dutch 3 45
Filipino 37 3
French 7 26
Greek 15 9
German 18 70
Hindi 11 0
Indones 0 15
Italian 45 20
Japanese 13 13
Korean 3 3
Language spoken at home not stated 1,561 814
Mandarin 14 8
Maltese 19 0
Macedonian 0 0
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 10 0
Other Indo-Aryan languages 13 4
Other Chinese 0 0
Other languages 83 84
Punjabi 3 13
Persian 3 0
Polish 0 7
Russian 3 7
Samoan 0 0
Serbian 0 0
Sinhale 5 0
Spanish 7 43
Tagalog 34 9
Tamil 6 0
Thai 12 5
Turkish 0 0
Urdu 3 0
Vietnamese 12 4
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Bellingen, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 0.5% 1.7% 90 210
Christianity Anglican 12.3% 18.9% 2,176 2,392
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0% 0% 0 0
Christianity Baptist 1.1% 0.5% 197 65
Christianity Brethren 0% 0% 0 0
Christianity Catholic 23.2% 14.7% 4,099 1,859
Christianity Church Christ 0.2% 0.1% 30 7
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 0.3% 0.1% 54 10
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.2% 0.2% 28 26
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.3% 0% 49 0
Christianity Lutheran 1.0% 0.1% 168 18
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.1% 0% 11 0
Christianity Other Protestant 0.9% 0.3% 166 36
Christianity Pentecostal 0.5% 1.1% 81 143
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.0% 2.7% 178 345
Christianity Salvation Army 1.1% 0.2% 190 21
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0.2% 30 28
Christianity Uniting Church 9.3% 5.0% 1,636 636
Christianity, nfd 1.7% 2.1% 293 268
Christianity Othr Christian 0.0% 0.2% 5 28
Hinduism 0.3% 0.2% 45 25
Islam 0.2% 0.1% 40 16
Judaism 0.1% 0.3% 8 31
Other Religions 0.3% 0.8% 45 97
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 35.5% 40.4% 6,281 5,108
Religious affiliation not stated 10.1% 10.1% 1,790 1,283

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS