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City of RockinghamPopulation forecast

City of Rockingham

Non-private dwellings

1,666 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Rockingham in 2021.

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
City of RockinghamYearChange between 2016 and 2046
Area20162046Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Rockingham1,6673,217+1,550+323+843
Baldivis (North)0180+1800+180
Baldivis (South)0455+4550+394
Golden Bay060+600+51
Hillman - East Rockingham00000
Karnup - Keralup77000
Port Kennedy172172000
Rockingham (Balance) - Peron - Garden Island8111,411+600+3230
Rockingham City Centre228228000
Safety Bay00000
Secret Harbour0120+1200+102
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2046, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2021.

Key findings

There were 1,667 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Rockingham in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in the City of Rockingham is expected to increase to 2,777 persons in 2031 and to 3,217 persons in 2046.

Between 2016 and 2031, Rockingham (Balance) - Peron - Garden Island is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 600 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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