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Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount Archer

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Rockhampton Regional Council. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Parkhurst - Limestone Creek - Mount ArcherForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,8184,8387,1859,97912,821
Change in population (5yrs)--2,0192,3482,7942,842
Average annual change--11.41%8.23%6.79%5.14%
Households9521,6992,5803,6004,692
Average household size2.942.782.742.712.69
Population in non private dwellings19119119219219
Dwellings1,0701,8672,7743,7884,938
Dwelling occupancy rate88.9791.0093.0195.0495.02

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.69 2035 Average household size: 2.69 2034 Average household size: 2.70 2033 Average household size: 2.70 2032 Average household size: 2.71 2031 Average household size: 2.71 2030 Average household size: 2.71 2029 Average household size: 2.72 2028 Average household size: 2.73 2027 Average household size: 2.73 2026 Average household size: 2.74 2025 Average household size: 2.75 2024 Average household size: 2.75 2023 Average household size: 2.76 2022 Average household size: 2.77 2021 Average household size: 2.78 2020 Average household size: 2.78 2019 Average household size: 2.79 2018 Average household size: 2.81 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2016 Average household size: 2.94 2036 Average household size: 2.69 2035 Average household size: 2.69 2034 Average household size: 2.70 2033 Average household size: 2.70 2032 Average household size: 2.71 2031 Average household size: 2.71 2030 Average household size: 2.71 2029 Average household size: 2.72 2028 Average household size: 2.73 2027 Average household size: 2.73 2026 Average household size: 2.74 2025 Average household size: 2.75 2024 Average household size: 2.75 2023 Average household size: 2.76 2022 Average household size: 2.77 2021 Average household size: 2.78 2020 Average household size: 2.78 2019 Average household size: 2.79 2018 Average household size: 2.81 2017 Average household size: 2.87 2036 Households: 4,692 2035 Households: 4,455 2034 Households: 4,227 2033 Households: 4,018 2032 Households: 3,809 2031 Households: 3,600 2030 Households: 3,376 2029 Households: 3,155 2028 Households: 2,949 2027 Households: 2,764 2026 Households: 2,581 2025 Households: 2,403 2024 Households: 2,226 2023 Households: 2,052 2022 Households: 1,876 2021 Households: 1,700 2020 Households: 1,518 2019 Households: 1,347 2018 Households: 1,202 2017 Households: 1,066 2016 Households: 953 2036 Total population: 12,821 2035 Total population: 12,205 2034 Total population: 11,613 2033 Total population: 11,069 2032 Total population: 10,527 2031 Total population: 9,979 2030 Total population: 9,336 2029 Total population: 8,699 2028 Total population: 8,157 2027 Total population: 7,669 2026 Total population: 7,185 2025 Total population: 6,716 2024 Total population: 6,244 2023 Total population: 5,786 2022 Total population: 5,313 2021 Total population: 4,838 2020 Total population: 4,292 2019 Total population: 3,779 2018 Total population: 3,398 2017 Total population: 3,084 2016 Total population: 2,818
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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