Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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Rural South East

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
Rural South EastForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population2,5262,6222,6922,7872,875
Change in population (5yrs)--97709489
Average annual change--0.76%0.53%0.69%0.63%
Households9891,0181,0461,0771,104
Average household size2.552.582.572.592.60
Population in non private dwellings00000
Dwellings1,0941,1191,1441,1691,194
Dwelling occupancy rate90.4090.9791.4392.1392.46

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: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.59 2027 Average household size: 2.58 2026 Average household size: 2.57 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.56 2016 Average household size: 2.55 2036 Average household size: 2.60 2035 Average household size: 2.60 2034 Average household size: 2.60 2033 Average household size: 2.60 2032 Average household size: 2.60 2031 Average household size: 2.59 2030 Average household size: 2.60 2029 Average household size: 2.59 2028 Average household size: 2.59 2027 Average household size: 2.58 2026 Average household size: 2.57 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.57 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.58 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.57 2017 Average household size: 2.56 2036 Households: 1,104 2035 Households: 1,098 2034 Households: 1,092 2033 Households: 1,087 2032 Households: 1,081 2031 Households: 1,075 2030 Households: 1,069 2029 Households: 1,063 2028 Households: 1,058 2027 Households: 1,052 2026 Households: 1,046 2025 Households: 1,041 2024 Households: 1,035 2023 Households: 1,029 2022 Households: 1,023 2021 Households: 1,018 2020 Households: 1,012 2019 Households: 1,006 2018 Households: 1,001 2017 Households: 995 2016 Households: 990 2036 Total population: 2,875 2035 Total population: 2,855 2034 Total population: 2,840 2033 Total population: 2,822 2032 Total population: 2,805 2031 Total population: 2,787 2030 Total population: 2,778 2029 Total population: 2,757 2028 Total population: 2,735 2027 Total population: 2,715 2026 Total population: 2,692 2025 Total population: 2,672 2024 Total population: 2,658 2023 Total population: 2,650 2022 Total population: 2,636 2021 Total population: 2,622 2020 Total population: 2,614 2019 Total population: 2,596 2018 Total population: 2,568 2017 Total population: 2,543 2016 Total population: 2,526
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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