Rockhampton Regional CouncilPopulation forecast
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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
The RangeForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population5,4945,6095,6585,7125,813
Change in population (5yrs)--1154955101
Average annual change--0.42%0.17%0.19%0.35%
Households1,7611,7991,8281,8581,896
Average household size2.582.592.552.542.53
Population in non private dwellings9599599899891,019
Dwellings2,0762,0962,1162,1402,170
Dwelling occupancy rate84.8385.8386.3986.8287.37

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: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.54 2033 Average household size: 2.54 2032 Average household size: 2.54 2031 Average household size: 2.54 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.59 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.59 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2016 Average household size: 2.57 2036 Average household size: 2.53 2035 Average household size: 2.53 2034 Average household size: 2.54 2033 Average household size: 2.54 2032 Average household size: 2.54 2031 Average household size: 2.54 2030 Average household size: 2.54 2029 Average household size: 2.54 2028 Average household size: 2.55 2027 Average household size: 2.55 2026 Average household size: 2.56 2025 Average household size: 2.57 2024 Average household size: 2.57 2023 Average household size: 2.59 2022 Average household size: 2.58 2021 Average household size: 2.58 2020 Average household size: 2.59 2019 Average household size: 2.58 2018 Average household size: 2.58 2017 Average household size: 2.58 2036 Households: 1,896 2035 Households: 1,888 2034 Households: 1,881 2033 Households: 1,873 2032 Households: 1,866 2031 Households: 1,859 2030 Households: 1,851 2029 Households: 1,844 2028 Households: 1,838 2027 Households: 1,833 2026 Households: 1,827 2025 Households: 1,822 2024 Households: 1,816 2023 Households: 1,811 2022 Households: 1,805 2021 Households: 1,800 2020 Households: 1,792 2019 Households: 1,784 2018 Households: 1,777 2017 Households: 1,769 2016 Households: 1,762 2036 Total population: 5,813 2035 Total population: 5,798 2034 Total population: 5,757 2033 Total population: 5,746 2032 Total population: 5,733 2031 Total population: 5,712 2030 Total population: 5,700 2029 Total population: 5,681 2028 Total population: 5,678 2027 Total population: 5,669 2026 Total population: 5,658 2025 Total population: 5,666 2024 Total population: 5,631 2023 Total population: 5,641 2022 Total population: 5,625 2021 Total population: 5,609 2020 Total population: 5,592 2019 Total population: 5,559 2018 Total population: 5,542 2017 Total population: 5,514 2016 Total population: 5,494
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, September 2017.
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