Demographic and urban development snapshot
Rockingham is located within the south-west coastal strip of Perth's metropolitan region, 47 km to the south of Perth's Central Business District. It is a rapidly developing residential area, with substantial industrial and commercial areas, and Australia's largest naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island. The City encompasses a total land area of about 260 km2, including significant areas of coastline and parkland.
The document below provides a brief outline about Rockingham's demographic profile, with 2011 as the base year. Other information provided includes the incremental changes in urban development that have taken place since the mid-1990s.
The following sources were used for collecting the data:
- City of Rockingham - Demographics and Statistics
- Australian Bureau of Statistics - Rockingham Census Data
- Western Australian Planning Commission - State Lot Availability