Auckland

Region

About Auckland

The Auckland region encompasses New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. The city is the main transport hub of the country and located in the north of the North Island. The city has a population of 1,495,000, 32% of New Zealand's population. The city has a vibrant lifestyle and is surrounded by natural beauty. In just half an hour you could be relaxing on beautiful beaches, exploring gorgeous islands in the bay or hiking breath-taking trails. In the inner city, Auckland boasts a diverse range of exquisite food, wine and shopping.

Auckland is frequently ranked among the world's most liveable cities: the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland 3rd place in the world, while the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Ranking placed Auckland in 8th place.

Key Information
Population 1,614,300
Employment rate 66.7%
GDP Per Capita $58,717
Average Weekly Rent $517
Information provided by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
University of Auckland
#1 QS Ranked University in New Zealand