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Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Rural West

About the forecast areas

The 2022 population forecast for Rural West is 3,010, and is forecast to grow to 3,071 by 2041.

Rural West is bounded by Livingstone Shire, Marlborough Creek and the Fitzroy River in the north, the Fitzroy River, Lion Creek, Nine Mile Road, Old Nine Mile Road, the locality of West Rockhampton, Murray Lagoon, Yeppen Yeppen Lagoon, the Bruce Highway, the locality of Gracemere, Scrubby Creek, Neerkol Creek and the localities of Kabra, Bouldercombe and The Mine in the east, the locality of Boulder Creek and Banana Shire in the south, and the Central Highlands Regional Council area in the west.

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