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:

  1. City of Rockingham - Demographics and Statistics
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics - Rockingham Census Data
  3. Western Australian Planning Commission - State Lot Availability
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Demographic and Urban Development Snapshot 2015 Document PDF 700 kb