Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Rockhampton Regional Council

Components of population change

The greatest population change for Rockhampton Regional Council is forecast for the period from 2027 to 2031, which is expected to have a net increase of 8,165 people.

There are two ways in which populations can change, through net migration and/or through natural increase (births minus deaths). Some areas are more driven by one or other of these factors. Migration is largely driven by housing development, whereas natural increase is a function of the age of the population.

Components of population change
Rockhampton Regional CouncilForecast period
Component2012 to 20162017 to 20212022 to 20262027 to 20312032 to 2036
Births--6,7807,1407,5978,196
Deaths--3,5233,6723,9314,182
Natural increase/decrease--3,2573,4683,6664,014
Net migration--4,0094,0614,3993,878
Change in persons in non-private dwellings--1008010080

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, September 2017.

Forecast population change
Forecast population change 2036 forecast population change: 1,600 2035 forecast population change: 1,629 2034 forecast population change: 1,626 2033 forecast population change: 1,573 2032 forecast population change: 1,542 2031 forecast population change: 1,715 2030 forecast population change: 1,709 2029 forecast population change: 1,633 2028 forecast population change: 1,560 2027 forecast population change: 1,549 2026 forecast population change: 1,550 2025 forecast population change: 1,561 2024 forecast population change: 1,520 2023 forecast population change: 1,507 2022 forecast population change: 1,471 2021 forecast population change: 1,467 2020 forecast population change: 1,510 2019 forecast population change: 1,498 2018 forecast population change: 1,466 2017 forecast population change: 1,425
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease
Forecast births, deaths and natural increase/decrease 2036 Natural increase: 834 2035 Natural increase: 817 2034 Natural increase: 802 2033 Natural increase: 787 2032 Natural increase: 773 2031 Natural increase: 759 2030 Natural increase: 744 2029 Natural increase: 731 2028 Natural increase: 721 2027 Natural increase: 712 2026 Natural increase: 704 2025 Natural increase: 697 2024 Natural increase: 694 2023 Natural increase: 689 2022 Natural increase: 685 2021 Natural increase: 678 2020 Natural increase: 665 2019 Natural increase: 655 2018 Natural increase: 639 2017 Natural increase: 621 2036 Total deaths: 855 2035 Total deaths: 846 2034 Total deaths: 836 2033 Total deaths: 827 2032 Total deaths: 818 2031 Total deaths: 807 2030 Total deaths: 797 2029 Total deaths: 786 2028 Total deaths: 776 2027 Total deaths: 765 2026 Total deaths: 754 2025 Total deaths: 744 2024 Total deaths: 733 2023 Total deaths: 724 2022 Total deaths: 716 2021 Total deaths: 709 2020 Total deaths: 707 2019 Total deaths: 702 2018 Total deaths: 702 2017 Total deaths: 704 2036 Total births: 1,689 2035 Total births: 1,663 2034 Total births: 1,639 2033 Total births: 1,614 2032 Total births: 1,591 2031 Total births: 1,566 2030 Total births: 1,541 2029 Total births: 1,517 2028 Total births: 1,496 2027 Total births: 1,476 2026 Total births: 1,458 2025 Total births: 1,441 2024 Total births: 1,427 2023 Total births: 1,413 2022 Total births: 1,401 2021 Total births: 1,387 2020 Total births: 1,372 2019 Total births: 1,356 2018 Total births: 1,340 2017 Total births: 1,325 2036 Natural increase: 834 2035 Natural increase: 817 2034 Natural increase: 802 2033 Natural increase: 787 2032 Natural increase: 773 2031 Natural increase: 759 2030 Natural increase: 744 2029 Natural increase: 731 2028 Natural increase: 721 2027 Natural increase: 712 2026 Natural increase: 704 2025 Natural increase: 697 2024 Natural increase: 694 2023 Natural increase: 689 2022 Natural increase: 685 2021 Natural increase: 678 2020 Natural increase: 665 2019 Natural increase: 655 2018 Natural increase: 639 2017 Natural increase: 621 2036 Total deaths: 855 2035 Total deaths: 846 2034 Total deaths: 836 2033 Total deaths: 827 2032 Total deaths: 818 2031 Total deaths: 807 2030 Total deaths: 797 2029 Total deaths: 786 2028 Total deaths: 776 2027 Total deaths: 765 2026 Total deaths: 754 2025 Total deaths: 744 2024 Total deaths: 733 2023 Total deaths: 724 2022 Total deaths: 716 2021 Total deaths: 709 2020 Total deaths: 707 2019 Total deaths: 702 2018 Total deaths: 702 2017 Total deaths: 704 2036 Total births: 1,689 2035 Total births: 1,663 2034 Total births: 1,639 2033 Total births: 1,614 2032 Total births: 1,591 2031 Total births: 1,566 2030 Total births: 1,541 2029 Total births: 1,517 2028 Total births: 1,496 2027 Total births: 1,476 2026 Total births: 1,458 2025 Total births: 1,441 2024 Total births: 1,427 2023 Total births: 1,413 2022 Total births: 1,401 2021 Total births: 1,387 2020 Total births: 1,372 2019 Total births: 1,356 2018 Total births: 1,340 2017 Total births: 1,325
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
Forecast in, out and net migration
Forecast in, out and net migration 2036 Total net migration: 766 2035 Total net migration: 782 2034 Total net migration: 774 2033 Total net migration: 786 2032 Total net migration: 769 2031 Total net migration: 906 2030 Total net migration: 915 2029 Total net migration: 902 2028 Total net migration: 840 2027 Total net migration: 837 2026 Total net migration: 845 2025 Total net migration: 835 2024 Total net migration: 777 2023 Total net migration: 819 2022 Total net migration: 786 2021 Total net migration: 739 2020 Total net migration: 795 2019 Total net migration: 843 2018 Total net migration: 827 2017 Total net migration: 804 2036 Total out migration: 9,372 2035 Total out migration: 9,236 2034 Total out migration: 9,102 2033 Total out migration: 8,969 2032 Total out migration: 8,840 2031 Total out migration: 8,696 2030 Total out migration: 8,554 2029 Total out migration: 8,415 2028 Total out migration: 8,287 2027 Total out migration: 8,161 2026 Total out migration: 8,035 2025 Total out migration: 7,910 2024 Total out migration: 7,794 2023 Total out migration: 7,673 2022 Total out migration: 7,555 2021 Total out migration: 7,439 2020 Total out migration: 7,314 2019 Total out migration: 7,184 2018 Total out migration: 7,056 2017 Total out migration: 6,925 2036 Total in migration: 10,138 2035 Total in migration: 10,018 2034 Total in migration: 9,877 2033 Total in migration: 9,756 2032 Total in migration: 9,608 2031 Total in migration: 9,602 2030 Total in migration: 9,469 2029 Total in migration: 9,317 2028 Total in migration: 9,127 2027 Total in migration: 8,998 2026 Total in migration: 8,881 2025 Total in migration: 8,745 2024 Total in migration: 8,571 2023 Total in migration: 8,491 2022 Total in migration: 8,341 2021 Total in migration: 8,179 2020 Total in migration: 8,109 2019 Total in migration: 8,027 2018 Total in migration: 7,883 2017 Total in migration: 7,729 2036 Total net migration: 766 2035 Total net migration: 782 2034 Total net migration: 774 2033 Total net migration: 786 2032 Total net migration: 769 2031 Total net migration: 906 2030 Total net migration: 915 2029 Total net migration: 902 2028 Total net migration: 840 2027 Total net migration: 837 2026 Total net migration: 845 2025 Total net migration: 835 2024 Total net migration: 777 2023 Total net migration: 819 2022 Total net migration: 786 2021 Total net migration: 739 2020 Total net migration: 795 2019 Total net migration: 843 2018 Total net migration: 827 2017 Total net migration: 804 2036 Total out migration: 9,372 2035 Total out migration: 9,236 2034 Total out migration: 9,102 2033 Total out migration: 8,969 2032 Total out migration: 8,840 2031 Total out migration: 8,696 2030 Total out migration: 8,554 2029 Total out migration: 8,415 2028 Total out migration: 8,287 2027 Total out migration: 8,161 2026 Total out migration: 8,035 2025 Total out migration: 7,910 2024 Total out migration: 7,794 2023 Total out migration: 7,673 2022 Total out migration: 7,555 2021 Total out migration: 7,439 2020 Total out migration: 7,314 2019 Total out migration: 7,184 2018 Total out migration: 7,056 2017 Total out migration: 6,925 2036 Total in migration: 10,138 2035 Total in migration: 10,018 2034 Total in migration: 9,877 2033 Total in migration: 9,756 2032 Total in migration: 9,608 2031 Total in migration: 9,602 2030 Total in migration: 9,469 2029 Total in migration: 9,317 2028 Total in migration: 9,127 2027 Total in migration: 8,998 2026 Total in migration: 8,881 2025 Total in migration: 8,745 2024 Total in migration: 8,571 2023 Total in migration: 8,491 2022 Total in migration: 8,341 2021 Total in migration: 8,179 2020 Total in migration: 8,109 2019 Total in migration: 8,027 2018 Total in migration: 7,883 2017 Total in migration: 7,729
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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