Rockhampton Regional CouncilCommunity profile

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Additional areas

Rockhampton has a total population of 76,826 and 32,305 dwellings in 2011.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Rockhampton summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional QLD %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population76,826100.0100.0
Australian citizens66,91287.185.6
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)49,29464.264.0
Indigenous population4,9046.45.0
Speaks language other than English at home3,5624.66.6
Needs assistance due to age or disability3,7424.94.7
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)5,6227.36.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)7,3299.59.5
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)6,9659.18.3
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)7,65610.08.5
Young workforce (25 to 34)10,30113.412.4
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)15,00319.521.0
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)9,49512.413.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)6,9869.110.7
Seniors (70 to 84)6,1428.08.0
Frail aged (85 and over)1,3211.71.6
Total Population76,826100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children8,21428.227.4
Couples without children7,15524.627.5
One parent families3,51412.110.4
Lone person households6,90723.721.9
Group households1,0123.53.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)29,086100.0100.0
Christian religions52,06767.865.7
Non Christian religions1,7212.22.4
No Religion14,28118.621.3
Not stated8,29710.89.8
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)76,818100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school7,2419.410.0
Attending secondary school4,9176.46.0
Attending university or TAFE institution3,4794.54.6
Total persons (including those not attending)76,817100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force36,89961.160.9
Not in the labour force18,44730.532.3
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)60,432100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses27,67486.074.1
Medium and high density3,76111.721.9
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)7342.33.8
Occupied private dwellings29,09190.187.7
Unoccupied Dwellings3,0969.611.9
Non private dwellings1180.40.4
Total dwellings32,305100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)29,090100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)6,40323.022.6
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)6,56623.626.2
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)5,16018.518.3
$2,000 or more (high)6,02321.720.7
Incomes not stated3,66613.212.3
Total households27,818100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection17,59160.464.6
Dial-up connection8352.93.0
Other connection1,0733.74.3
No connection7,13424.520.2
Not stated2,4838.58.0
Total households29,116100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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