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

Population, households and dwellings

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Rockingham. 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
City of RockinghamForecast year
Summary20162021202620312036
Population129,308153,886171,763184,165192,805
Change in population (5yrs)--24,57817,87712,4028,639
Average annual change--3.54%2.22%1.40%0.92%
Households47,22755,82362,49967,75471,861
Average household size2.712.732.732.702.66
Population in non private dwellings1,2561,2561,3761,4361,436
Dwellings51,51660,68367,66773,15277,370
Dwelling occupancy rate91.6791.9992.3692.6292.88

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

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2036 Average household size: 2.66 2035 Average household size: 2.67 2034 Average household size: 2.68 2033 Average household size: 2.68 2032 Average household size: 2.69 2031 Average household size: 2.70 2030 Average household size: 2.70 2029 Average household size: 2.71 2028 Average household size: 2.72 2027 Average household size: 2.72 2026 Average household size: 2.73 2025 Average household size: 2.73 2024 Average household size: 2.73 2023 Average household size: 2.73 2022 Average household size: 2.74 2021 Average household size: 2.73 2020 Average household size: 2.73 2019 Average household size: 2.73 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.72 2016 Average household size: 2.71 2036 Average household size: 2.66 2035 Average household size: 2.67 2034 Average household size: 2.68 2033 Average household size: 2.68 2032 Average household size: 2.69 2031 Average household size: 2.70 2030 Average household size: 2.70 2029 Average household size: 2.71 2028 Average household size: 2.72 2027 Average household size: 2.72 2026 Average household size: 2.73 2025 Average household size: 2.73 2024 Average household size: 2.73 2023 Average household size: 2.73 2022 Average household size: 2.74 2021 Average household size: 2.73 2020 Average household size: 2.73 2019 Average household size: 2.73 2018 Average household size: 2.72 2017 Average household size: 2.72 2036 Households: 71,863 2035 Households: 71,104 2034 Households: 70,337 2033 Households: 69,527 2032 Households: 68,655 2031 Households: 67,755 2030 Households: 66,826 2029 Households: 65,849 2028 Households: 64,808 2027 Households: 63,688 2026 Households: 62,503 2025 Households: 61,286 2024 Households: 60,029 2023 Households: 58,706 2022 Households: 57,337 2021 Households: 55,827 2020 Households: 54,213 2019 Households: 52,503 2018 Households: 50,754 2017 Households: 49,004 2016 Households: 47,224 2036 Total population: 192,805 2035 Total population: 191,254 2034 Total population: 189,691 2033 Total population: 187,982 2032 Total population: 186,106 2031 Total population: 184,165 2030 Total population: 182,113 2029 Total population: 179,857 2028 Total population: 177,433 2027 Total population: 174,773 2026 Total population: 171,763 2025 Total population: 168,668 2024 Total population: 165,423 2023 Total population: 161,924 2022 Total population: 158,213 2021 Total population: 153,886 2020 Total population: 149,327 2019 Total population: 144,493 2018 Total population: 139,531 2017 Total population: 134,538 2016 Total population: 129,308
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
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