Over a million people - one third of New Zealand's population - live in the Auckland region. It is the fastest growing region in the country with the population forecast to reach 1.6 million in the next 20 years. There are now over 350,000 dwellings in the region and it is estimated that an extra 268,000 homes will be needed by 2025 to house our growing population.
The Auckland region is also home to one third of the nation's workforce and 38% of all business enterprises. It provides 35% of New Zealand's jobs.