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Population of Rockhampton

Last official estimated population of Rockhampton Regional Council (as Local Government Area) was 81 206 people (on 2017-06-30)[2]. This was 0.33% of total Australian population and 1.627% of QLD population. Area of Rockhampton is 6 570.30 km², in this year population density was 12.36 p/km² . If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (-0.14%/yr), Rockhampton population in 2020 would be 80 859. [0]


Rockhampton historical population from 2001 to 2017 [4] [3]

Population for other LGA areas

↳ nearby LGA areas:
- Livingstone
- Woorabinda
- Banana
- Gladstone
- Central Highlands (Qld)
- North Burnett
- Bundaberg
- Isaac

Rockhampton on population maps [3]

Click to enlarge. Rockhampton is located in the center of the images.

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] [2]

Annual growth rate in %:

[2001-2002] +0.61 %/Y
[2002-2003] +0.83 %/Y
[2003-2004] +1.29 %/Y
[2004-2005] +1.06 %/Y
[2005-2006] +1.39 %/Y
[2006-2007] +1.34 %/Y
[2007-2008] +1.43 %/Y
[2008-2009] +1.54 %/Y
[2009-2010] +0.96 %/Y
[2010-2011] +0.95 %/Y
[2011-2012] +2.05 %/Y
[2012-2013] +1.48 %/Y
[2013-2014] +0.48 %/Y
[2014-2015] -0.13 %/Y
[2015-2016] -0.86 %/Y
[2016-2017] -0.14 %/Y


Population pyramid for Rockhampton (2017)[2]

Female 
Alter
 Male

1 002 
85+
 567

932 
80-84
 698

1 250 
75-79
 987

1 478 
70-74
 1 406

1 748 
65-69
 1 854

2 139 
60-64
 2 151

2 536 
55-59
 2 562

2 571 
50-54
 2 445

2 649 
45-49
 2 561

2 363 
40-44
 2 281

2 527 
35-39
 2 457

2 845 
30-34
 2 844

2 941 
25-29
 2 966

2 829 
20-24
 2 851

2 802 
15-19
 2 840

2 706 
10-14
 2 835

2 885 
5-9
 2 957

2 899 
0-4
 2 842


Sources, more info:

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about LGA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.

[4] Historical population: 2001-2012, 2007-2017.