Last official estimated population of **Rockhampton** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **78 701** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 0.32% of total Australian population.
Area of Rockhampton is 579.64 km², in this year population density was **135.77** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+0.13%/yr), Rockhampton population in 2023 would be 79 322.
[0]

↳ nearby SUA areas:

- Yeppoon

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Emerald

- Bundaberg

- Mackay

- Hervey Bay

- Yeppoon

- Gladstone - Tannum Sands

- Emerald

- Bundaberg

- Mackay

- Hervey Bay

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

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

[2001-2002] **+1.13** %/Y

[2002-2003] **-1.21** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+1.53** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+1.50** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+1.81** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+1.50** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+1.62** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+1.63** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+0.96** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+0.98** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+2.07** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+1.58** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+0.73** %/Y

[2014-2015] **+0.02** %/Y

[2015-2016] **-0.65** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+0.13** %/Y

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA 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.