Auckland is New Zealand's economic powerhouse, contributing 38% of the nation's GDP - an innovative, globally connected city in a country ranked first in the world for ease of doing business.

A look at the Auckland economy

Get to know Auckland's economy. Take a look at Auckland's latest economic statistics on the Auckland Index and read about the drivers behind our growth on the Auckland Growth Monitor.

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Auckland Index

Access the latest Auckland economic data through this interactive and visual dashboard. Updated quarterly, the Auckland Index collates up-to-date facts and figures from 20+ official sources and allows you to easily personalise, share and download data as required.

Auckland Growth Monitor

The Auckland Growth Monitor complements the Auckland Index by telling the story behind our region’s economic data. Updated annually, this report provides an in-depth analysis of Auckland’s economic performance, with a special focus on the past 12 months.

Discover Auckland’s focus sectors

As a service and innovation-oriented economy, Auckland has developed a core of specialist manufacturing industries and a talented, globally-focused service sector. These industries and sectors are grouped into advanced industries, tradeable industries and enabling industries. Together they drive growth and create employment in Auckland.

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Advanced industries

These are Auckland’s technology and knowledge-intensive industries. Employing thousands of STEM workers, they undertake high levels of research and development to power our economic growth.

Tradeable industries

Auckland’s tradeable industries produce goods and services for international markets and generate the majority of Auckland's export revenue.

Enabling industries

Auckland’s enabling industries employ a large number of people. From infrastructure to global positioning, they help shape Auckland’s identity, making us a vibrant, knowledgeable and connected city.

Read the latest research and reports

A curated repository of reports and publications to provide you with an in-depth look at the economy and sector trends in Auckland.