The returns for the counties of Eden and Manukau and islands of the Hauraki Gulf were completed last evening by Mr John King, census enumerator, and assistants. Compared with the returns for 1891, the Auckland borough Bhows an increase of 2,650, Parnell borough 462 and Newmarket borough 343. The Onehunga borough shows a decrease of 11. In some portions of Arch Hill and the Mount Eden Road districts seme of the population had to be transferred to the City of Auckland. This was necessary on account of those districts being in the City of Auckland electorate.
Chinese population is as follows .-— Borough of Auckland (including 5 females) 49 Borough of Parnell (including 1 woman) 23 Borough of Newton 9 Borough of Newmarket 18 Arch Hill 11 Total .110 Auckland Star, Volume XXVII, Issue 130, 4 June 1896, Page 2