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Welcome to the City of Rockingham population forecasts

The City of Rockingham population forecast for 2016 is 134,719, and is forecast to grow to 196,312 by 2036.

The City of Rockingham population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2011 and 2036.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

These forecasts were last updated in November 2015 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of the City of Rockingham. Forecasts are available for each year from 2011 to 2036.

Forecast population
Forecast population 2036 forecast population: 196,312 2035 forecast population: 194,847 2034 forecast population: 193,353 2033 forecast population: 191,740 2032 forecast population: 189,936 2031 forecast population: 188,008 2030 forecast population: 186,000 2029 forecast population: 183,814 2028 forecast population: 181,408 2027 forecast population: 178,718 2026 forecast population: 175,753 2025 forecast population: 172,709 2024 forecast population: 169,545 2023 forecast population: 166,147 2022 forecast population: 162,566 2021 forecast population: 158,385 2020 forecast population: 153,947 2019 forecast population: 149,240 2018 forecast population: 144,475 2017 forecast population: 139,672 2016 forecast population: 134,719 2015 forecast population: 129,315 2014 forecast population: 123,175 2013 forecast population: 118,450 2012 forecast population: 113,743 2011 forecast population: 109,415
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id, November 2015.

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In recent years, many towns have been bypassed by highways to reduce travel time between major cities. What happens to towns when they’re bypassed by these highways? How will they change economically and demographically over time?

Planning education provision in a rapidly changing Australia


By 2026 there will be 705,000 more children in our schools than there are today. Starting in 2006, there has been a peak in the number of children born in Australia. How can we plan for their education?

This population forecast is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre