Rockhampton Regional CouncilCommunity profile

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Additional areas

Rockhampton has a total population of 79,726 and 34,935 dwellings in 2016.

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 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Rockhampton summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional QLD %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population79,726100.0100.0
Australian citizens70,19988.184.1
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)51,92965.163.5
Indigenous population5,8697.45.4
Needs assistance due to age or disability5,0076.35.5
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)5,5076.96.1
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)7,7289.79.4
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)6,7848.57.7
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)7,5119.48.3
Young workforce (25 to 34)11,08713.912.4
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)14,66718.419.6
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)10,28412.913.4
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)7,8659.911.7
Seniors (70 to 84)6,6758.49.4
Frail aged (85 and over)1,6092.01.9
Total Population79,726100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children8,22726.826.1
Couples without children7,38424.026.8
One parent families3,90512.710.5
Lone person households7,47024.322.5
Group households1,0063.33.8
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)30,719100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school7,8329.89.6
Attending secondary school5,5857.06.3
Attending university or TAFE institution3,9064.94.8
Total persons (including those not attending)79,726100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses29,47084.673.0
Medium and high density4,39112.622.8
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)8082.33.4
Occupied private dwellings30,71987.987.9
Unoccupied Dwellings4,09611.711.7
Non private dwellings1200.30.4
Total dwellings34,935100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)34,940100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)5,90220.319.4
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)9,10431.332.4
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)6,27321.621.1
$2,500 or more (high)4,41615.215.8
Incomes not stated3,37211.611.3
Total households29,067100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection22,29472.675.8
No internet connection5,75618.715.0
Not stated2,6758.79.2
Total households30,719100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.