Welcome to Rockhampton Community Profile

The Rockhampton Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 82,551, with a population density of 0.13 persons per hectare.

PLEASE NOTE: The information in this site has been adjusted to align with the new de-amalgamated LGA boundary that came into effect on 1st January 2014

The Rockhampton Regional Council area is located in Central Queensland, on the Tropic of Capricorn, about 600 kilometres north of the Brisbane CBD.

The Rockhampton Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Regional Council and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Important

Statistics

Population

82,551

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

657,549

hectares (6,575 Km2)

Population density

0.13

persons per hectare

Profile areas
Rockhampton
NEWS

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(26/06/2014)

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(26/06/2014)

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