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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
Cooloongup172172000
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
Shoalwater178178000
Singleton0135+1350+116
Waikiki7373000
Warnbro2626000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2046, prepared by .id (informed decisions), June 2020.

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.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of the City of Rockingham's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of the City of Rockingham is indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for aged based services and facilities.

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