Taiwan Population 2023

Taiwan Population 2023

As of Monday, November 7, 2022, Taiwan has a population of 23,917,723 based on the latest data from the United Nations. The country’s international calling code is +886.

According to UN data, Taiwan’s estimated population in mid-2020 was 23,816,775 people. This is equivalent to 0.31% of the total world population, and ranks Taiwan number 57 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

With a population density of 673 people per Km2 (1,742 people per mi2), Taiwan has a total land area of 35,410 Km2 (13,672 sq. miles). In 2020, 78.9% of the population lived in urban areas, which is equivalent to 18,802,314 people.

The median age in Taiwan is 42.5 years.

Population of Taiwan (2020 And It’s Historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Taiwan
Global Rank
2020 23,816,775 0.18 % 42,899 30,001 42.5 1.15 673 78.9 % 18,802,314 0.31 % 7,794,798,739 57
2019 23,773,876 0.20 % 47,416 30,001 40.3 1.11 671 78.5 % 18,662,774 0.31 % 7,713,468,100 56
2018 23,726,460 0.22 % 51,914 30,001 40.3 1.11 670 78.0 % 18,518,291 0.31 % 7,631,091,040 56
2017 23,674,546 0.24 % 56,346 30,001 40.3 1.11 669 77.6 % 18,369,720 0.31 % 7,547,858,925 56
2016 23,618,200 0.26 % 60,723 30,001 40.3 1.11 667 77.1 % 18,218,159 0.32 % 7,464,022,049 56
2015 23,557,477 0.32 % 73,985 34,000 39.7 1.11 665 76.7 % 18,064,348 0.32 % 7,379,797,139 54
2010 23,187,551 0.42 % 96,368 50,000 37.2 1.05 655 74.4 % 17,254,388 0.33 % 6,956,823,603 51
2005 22,705,713 0.66 % 147,837 41,000 34.6 1.33 641 72.0 % 16,339,969 0.35 % 6,541,907,027 48
2000 21,966,527 0.57 % 122,099 -50,000 32.0 1.67 620 69.5 % 15,258,841 0.36 % 6,143,493,823 47
1995 21,356,033 0.84 % 175,503 -30,000 29.8 1.76 603 68.0 % 14,516,273 0.37 % 5,744,212,979 44
1990 20,478,520 1.19 % 235,023 16,000 27.5 1.77 578 65.7 % 13,457,894 0.38 % 5,327,231,061 39
1985 19,303,404 1.51 % 279,589 -12,200 25.0 2.23 545 57.2 % 11,043,738 0.40 % 4,870,921,740 39
1980 17,905,458 1.69 % 288,106 -42,000 23.2 2.74 506 48.2 % 8,631,549 0.40 % 4,458,003,514 37
1975 16,464,927 1.98 % 308,094 -5,000 20.8 3.33 465 39.2 % 6,458,027 0.40 % 4,079,480,606 36
1970 14,924,455 2.96 % 404,660 70,298 18.9 4.38 421 35.9 % 5,360,607 0.40 % 3,700,437,046 35
1965 12,901,155 3.47 % 405,001 50,176 17.8 5.41 364 33.2 % 4,282,804 0.39 % 3,339,583,597 41
1960 10,876,150 3.43 % 337,236 1,000 17.5 6.14 307 30.9 % 3,361,618 0.36 % 3,034,949,748 38
1955 9,189,972 3.87 % 317,522 19,000 17.9 6.72 260 28.5 % 2,623,092 0.33 % 2,773,019,936 41

Taiwan Population Forecast

24,000

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Taiwan
Global Rank
2020 23,816,775 0.22 % 51,860 30,001 42.5 1.15 673 78.9 % 18,802,314 0.31 % 7,794,798,739 57
2025 23,965,153 0.12 % 29,676 24,000 45.1 1.15 677 81.0 % 19,421,267 0.29 % 8,184,437,460 57
2030 24,011,258 0.04 % 9,221 24,000 47.4 1.15 678 82.9 % 19,901,735 0.28 % 8,548,487,400 61
2035 23,908,355 -0.09 % -20,581 24,000 49.6 1.15 675 84.5 % 20,210,297 0.27 % 8,887,524,213 63
2040 23,593,257 -0.26 % -63,020 24,000 51.3 1.15 666 86.0 % 20,291,254 0.26 % 9,198,847,240 66
2045 23,068,792 -0.45 % -104,893 24,000 52.9 1.15 651 87.4 % 20,170,795 0.24 % 9,481,803,274 66
2050 22,412,982 -0.58 % -131,162   54.2 1.15 633 88.9 % 19,917,086 0.23 % 9,735,033,990 73

Taiwan Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

81.04 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

3.2

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

4.1

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Taiwan

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Taipei 7,871,900
2 Kaohsiung 1,519,711
3 Taichung 1,040,725
4 Tainan 771,235
5 Banqiao 543,342
6 Hsinchu 404,109
7 Taoyuan City 402,014
8 Keelung 397,515
9 Hualien City 350,468
10 Yuanlin 124,725
11 Taitung City 109,584
12 Nantou 105,682
13 Douliu 104,723
14 Yilan 94,188
15 Puli 86,406
16 Daxi 84,549
17 Magong 56,435
18 Donggang 48,100
19 Jincheng 37,507
20 Hengchun 31,288
21 Zhongxing New Village 25,549
22 Lugu 19,599
23 Yujing 16,597

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