Auckland, New Zealand Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Auckland, New Zealand metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Auckland in 2019 is 1,582,000, a 1.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Auckland in 2018 was 1,557,000, a 2.03% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Auckland in 2017 was 1,526,000, a 2.07% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Auckland in 2016 was 1,495,000, a 2.05% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in New Zealand
City Name Population
Auckland 1,582,000
Wellington 413,000
Christchurch 397,000
Auckland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,582,000 1.61%
2018 1,557,000 2.03%
2017 1,526,000 2.07%
2016 1,495,000 2.05%
2015 1,465,000 2.02%
2014 1,436,000 2.06%
2013 1,407,000 2.03%
2012 1,379,000 2.07%
2011 1,351,000 1.20%
2010 1,335,000 1.21%
2009 1,319,000 1.15%
2008 1,304,000 1.24%
2007 1,288,000 1.18%
2006 1,273,000 2.41%
2005 1,243,000 2.39%
2004 1,214,000 2.45%
2003 1,185,000 2.42%
2002 1,157,000 2.39%
2001 1,130,000 1.80%
2000 1,110,000 1.74%
1999 1,091,000 1.77%
1998 1,072,000 1.71%
1997 1,054,000 1.74%
1996 1,036,000 3.19%
1995 1,004,000 3.19%
1994 973,000 3.07%
1993 944,000 3.17%
1992 915,000 3.16%
1991 887,000 1.95%
1990 870,000 1.52%
1989 857,000 1.42%
1988 845,000 1.44%
1987 833,000 1.46%
1986 821,000 1.11%
1985 812,000 1.00%
1984 804,000 1.01%
1983 796,000 0.89%
1982 789,000 1.02%
1981 781,000 0.90%
1980 774,000 1.04%
1979 766,000 0.92%
1978 759,000 0.93%
1977 752,000 0.94%
1976 745,000 2.19%
1975 729,000 2.68%
1974 710,000 2.75%
1973 691,000 2.67%
1972 673,000 2.59%
1971 656,000 3.31%
1970 635,000 3.59%
1969 613,000 3.37%
1968 593,000 3.49%
1967 573,000 3.62%
1966 553,000 3.95%
1965 532,000 4.11%
1964 511,000 4.29%
1963 490,000 4.03%
1962 471,000 4.20%
1961 452,000 2.73%
1960 440,000 2.33%
1959 430,000 2.38%
1958 420,000 2.19%
1957 411,000 2.49%
1956 401,000 3.62%
1955 387,000 4.03%
1954 372,000 3.91%
1953 358,000 3.77%
1952 345,000 3.92%
1951 332,000 4.08%
1950 319,000 0.00%