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Population of Rockhampton

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 2020 would be 79 011. [0]


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

Australian population

↳ nearby SUA areas:
- Yeppoon
- Gladstone - Tannum Sands
- Emerald
- Bundaberg
- Mackay
- Hervey Bay

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] +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


Sources, more info:

[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.

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