Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Population 17,708 4,485,211
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 104.1 448.9
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
0-4 years 5.5% 6.4%
5-14 years 11.1% 11.9%
15-19 years 5.4% 6%
20-24 years 5.4% 7.4%
25-34 years 11.9% 16.3%
35-44 years 10.5% 14.3%
45-54 years 13.3% 13.1%
55-64 years 15.0% 10.6%
65-74 years 11.6% 7.7%
75-84 years 6.9% 4.4%
85 years and over 3.4% 2.0%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
0-4 years 974 287,178
5-14 years 1,972 532,524
15-19 years 949 269,015
20-24 years 962 333,367
25-34 years 2,114 730,345
35-44 years 1,861 639,084
45-54 years 2,356 587,317
55-64 years 2,663 476,902
65-74 years 2,049 344,283
75-84 years 1,219 196,050
85 years and over 593 89,151
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Median age 45 36
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Indigenous people 1,500 24,062
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 8.5% 0.5%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Born in Australia 86.8% 59.8%
Born Elsewhere 4.5% 33.9%
Language spoken at home: English only 88.7% 62.0%
Language spoken at home: Other language 2.5% 32.4%
Australian citizen 90.3% 79.6%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Born in Australia 15,364 2,684,080
Born Elsewhere 800 1,520,253
Language spoken at home: English only 15,703 2,781,188
Language spoken at home: Other language 443 1,450,937
Australian citizen 15,992 3,568,816
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Married 41.3% 48.4%
Separated 4.2% 2.8%
Divorced 10.9% 7.4%
Widowed 8.4% 4.7%
Never married 35.2% 36.6%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Married 6,089 1,772,722
Separated 619 103,964
Divorced 1,612 272,034
Widowed 1,241 173,569
Never married 5,202 1,343,226
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Australian 36.4% 18.4%
Australian Aboriginal 0.7% 0.1%
Chinese 0.2% 6.1%
Croatian 0.3% 0.6%
Dutch 0.4% 1.1%
English 29.3% 20.4%
Filipino 0.6% 1.0%
French 0.3% 0.5%
German 3.7% 2.3%
Greek 0.3% 2.8%
Hungarian 0.0% 0.3%
Indian 0.3% 3.4%
Irish 7.2% 7%
Italian 2.4% 5.1%
Korean 0.0% 0.3%
Lebanese 0.1% 0.8%
Macedonian 0.0% 0.7%
Maltese 1.0% 1.1%
Maori 0.1% 0.3%
New Zealander 0.2% 0.6%
Polish 0.2% 0.8%
Russian 0.1% 0.4%
Scottish 6.4% 5.6%
Serbian 0.1% 0.4%
South African 0.1% 0.3%
Spanish 0.1% 0.4%
Sri Lankan 0.1% 1.0%
Turkish 0.0% 0.6%
Vietnamese 0.0% 1.8%
Welsh 0.3% 0.4%
Others 1.9% 10.8%
Ancestry not stated 7.1% 4.8%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Australian 8,424 1,077,375
Australian Aboriginal 168 4,119
Chinese 47 356,324
Croatian 65 36,030
Dutch 81 66,680
English 6,782 1,193,051
Filipino 149 60,497
French 58 26,901
German 849 135,721
Greek 74 162,103
Hungarian 7 19,536
Indian 77 198,454
Irish 1,667 410,092
Italian 557 300,114
Korean 5 17,002
Lebanese 29 45,098
Macedonian 3 40,995
Maltese 236 65,921
Maori 27 17,652
New Zealander 40 32,279
Polish 49 48,332
Russian 14 22,335
Scottish 1,476 329,064
Serbian 12 21,406
South African 17 19,384
Spanish 27 23,387
Sri Lankan 17 56,397
Turkish 3 35,625
Vietnamese 9 105,907
Welsh 67 21,364
Others 444 629,970
Ancestry not stated 1,638 277,920
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.1%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.2% 0.0%
Arabic 0.1% 1.7%
Bengali 0.0% 0.2%
Cantonese 0.0% 1.7%
Croatian 0.1% 0.4%
Dutch 0.0% 0.1%
Filipino 0.2% 0.4%
French 0.0% 0.4%
Greek 0.1% 2.4%
German 0.1% 0.4%
Hindi 0.1% 1.1%
Indones 0% 0.4%
Italian 0.3% 2.3%
Japanese 0.1% 0.2%
Korean 0.0% 0.3%
Language spoken at home not stated 8.8% 5.6%
Mandarin 0.1% 4.1%
Maltese 0.1% 0.4%
Macedonian 0% 0.6%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.1% 0.2%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.1% 0.7%
Other Chinese 0% 0.4%
Other languages 0.5% 4.9%
Punjabi 0.0% 1.2%
Persian 0.0% 0.4%
Polish 0% 0.3%
Russian 0.0% 0.4%
Samoan 0% 0.3%
Serbian 0% 0.4%
Sinhale 0.0% 0.8%
Spanish 0.0% 0.8%
Tagalog 0.2% 0.5%
Tamil 0.0% 0.6%
Thai 0.1% 0.2%
Turkish 0% 0.7%
Urdu 0.0% 0.5%
Vietnamese 0.1% 2.3%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Afrikaans 8 4,661
Australian Indigenous Languages 30 297
Arabic 8 76,273
Bengali 7 10,458
Cantonese 3 76,283
Croatian 14 17,474
Dutch 3 6,330
Filipino 37 15,756
French 7 17,598
Greek 15 107,386
German 18 16,150
Hindi 11 49,446
Indones 0 16,017
Italian 45 101,849
Japanese 13 10,418
Korean 3 14,844
Language spoken at home not stated 1,561 253,085
Mandarin 14 184,977
Maltese 19 15,954
Macedonian 0 28,035
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 10 6,827
Other Indo-Aryan languages 13 31,092
Other Chinese 0 18,759
Other languages 83 217,558
Punjabi 3 52,767
Persian 3 15,624
Polish 0 14,037
Russian 3 16,984
Samoan 0 11,195
Serbian 0 15,779
Sinhale 5 36,279
Spanish 7 33,664
Tagalog 34 20,821
Tamil 6 24,866
Thai 12 10,392
Turkish 0 30,306
Urdu 3 22,399
Vietnamese 12 101,388
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Broken Hill, NSW, Local Government Area Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Buddhism 0.5% 3.8% 90 170,553
Christianity Anglican 12.3% 7.6% 2,176 340,028
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0% 0.1% 0 2,729
Christianity Baptist 1.1% 1.3% 197 58,780
Christianity Brethren 0% 0.0% 0 1,895
Christianity Catholic 23.2% 23.4% 4,099 1,050,312
Christianity Church Christ 0.2% 0.2% 30 6,879
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 0.3% 4.4% 54 195,052
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.2% 0.2% 28 10,254
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.3% 0.2% 49 9,756
Christianity Lutheran 1.0% 0.3% 168 15,019
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.1% 0.3% 11 15,339
Christianity Other Protestant 0.9% 0.4% 166 17,849
Christianity Pentecostal 0.5% 1.0% 81 42,540
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.0% 1.6% 178 70,046
Christianity Salvation Army 1.1% 0.1% 190 6,007
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0.2% 30 8,082
Christianity Uniting Church 9.3% 2.3% 1,636 104,138
Christianity, nfd 1.7% 2.6% 293 116,344
Christianity Othr Christian 0.0% 0.1% 5 3,946
Hinduism 0.3% 2.9% 45 128,940
Islam 0.2% 4.2% 40 186,654
Judaism 0.1% 0.9% 8 41,643
Other Religions 0.3% 1.5% 45 65,297
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 35.5% 31.5% 6,281 1,411,108
Religious affiliation not stated 10.1% 9.1% 1,790 406,021

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