City of RockinghamPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Rockingham

Non-private dwellings

1,255 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in the City of Rockingham in 2018.

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 2036
Area20162036Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
City of Rockingham1,2561,436+1800+179
Baldivis (North)060+600+60
Baldivis (South)060+600+60
Cooloongup135135000
Golden Bay00000
Hillman - East Rockingham11000
Karnup - Keralup060+600+60
Port Kennedy147147000
Rockingham (Balance) - Peron - Garden Island559559000
Rockingham City Centre140140000
Safety Bay44000
Secret Harbour00000
Shoalwater168168000
Singleton00000
Waikiki7676000
Warnbro2525000

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

Key findings

There were 1,256 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 1,376 persons in 2026 and to 1,436 persons in 2036.

Between 2016 and 2026, Baldivis (North) is forecast to experience the greatest change, with a gain of 60 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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