Story: Auckland region

City populations

City populations

In terms of world cities, Auckland is small and sparsely populated. In 2006 the metropolitan area covered 1,000 square kilometres: less than Los Angeles (4,320), Sydney (1,657) or London (1,572). Auckland’s population density was also lower, at 1,210 people per square kilometre: London had 4,760, Los Angeles 2,846 and Sydney 2,548.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016