Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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Rockhampton City & Depot Hill

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
Rockhampton City & Depot HillForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population3,0503,6244,2154,7635,381
Change in population (5yrs)--574591548618
Average annual change--3.51%3.07%2.47%2.47%
Households1,3341,5411,7872,0412,333
Average household size2.122.212.232.222.21
Population in non private dwellings224224224224224
Dwellings1,6041,8092,0492,3092,609
Dwelling occupancy rate83.1785.1987.2188.3989.42

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: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.22 2022 Average household size: 2.21 2021 Average household size: 2.21 2020 Average household size: 2.20 2019 Average household size: 2.18 2018 Average household size: 2.17 2017 Average household size: 2.15 2016 Average household size: 2.12 2036 Average household size: 2.21 2035 Average household size: 2.21 2034 Average household size: 2.21 2033 Average household size: 2.22 2032 Average household size: 2.22 2031 Average household size: 2.22 2030 Average household size: 2.23 2029 Average household size: 2.23 2028 Average household size: 2.23 2027 Average household size: 2.23 2026 Average household size: 2.23 2025 Average household size: 2.23 2024 Average household size: 2.23 2023 Average household size: 2.22 2022 Average household size: 2.21 2021 Average household size: 2.21 2020 Average household size: 2.20 2019 Average household size: 2.18 2018 Average household size: 2.17 2017 Average household size: 2.15 2036 Households: 2,333 2035 Households: 2,274 2034 Households: 2,215 2033 Households: 2,157 2032 Households: 2,099 2031 Households: 2,041 2030 Households: 1,988 2029 Households: 1,935 2028 Households: 1,887 2027 Households: 1,839 2026 Households: 1,787 2025 Households: 1,735 2024 Households: 1,684 2023 Households: 1,633 2022 Households: 1,583 2021 Households: 1,541 2020 Households: 1,509 2019 Households: 1,468 2018 Households: 1,415 2017 Households: 1,362 2016 Households: 1,335 2036 Total population: 5,381 2035 Total population: 5,256 2034 Total population: 5,131 2033 Total population: 5,008 2032 Total population: 4,883 2031 Total population: 4,763 2030 Total population: 4,653 2029 Total population: 4,539 2028 Total population: 4,438 2027 Total population: 4,329 2026 Total population: 4,215 2025 Total population: 4,093 2024 Total population: 3,976 2023 Total population: 3,851 2022 Total population: 3,728 2021 Total population: 3,624 2020 Total population: 3,537 2019 Total population: 3,430 2018 Total population: 3,292 2017 Total population: 3,149 2016 Total population: 3,050
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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