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Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast

Rockhampton Regional Council

Non-private dwellings

2,280 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Rockhampton Regional Council in 2020.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
Rockhampton Regional CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Rockhampton Regional Council2,2302,590+3600+360
Berserker & The Common7373000
Gracemere (North)6262000
Gracemere (South)00000
Koongal - Lakes Creek106106000
Mount Morgan District4040000
Norman Gardens212212000
Park Avenue7878000
Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer19219+2000+200
Rockhampton City & Depot Hill224224000
Rural South East00000
Rural West00000
The Range9591,019+600+59
Wandal & West Rockhampton135135000
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, July 2017.

Key findings

There were 2,230 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Rockhampton Regional Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Rockhampton Regional Council is expected to increase to 2,410 persons in 2026 and to 2,590 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 200 persons in non-private dwellings. This is due to an increase of persons in non-private dwellings aged 75 years and over, which is predominantly aged care.

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