Taiwan population: 23,800,849

Taiwan officially a republic of china, and it is a state that is located in the east-Asia region. Other neighbouring places to Taiwan are in the northeast that is Japan and in the southern side Philippines. Mountainous ranges cover this country, and the urban population is more. Taiwan is also known as one of the 17th densely populated country. The census in Taiwan is held every 10 years. In the recent census total population of Taiwan is estimated as 2.3 corers approximately.

Largest cities in Taiwan by population 

The capital city of Taiwan is known as Taipei, which is the largest populated city, which is home to 7,871,900 residents. There is also new Taipei that is also one of the crowded cities. However, the second populous city in Kaohsiung, with 1,519,711 residents. Along with it, the other large cities are Taichung, Tainan, and Banqiao.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Taipei 7,871,900 Yilan 94,188
Kaohsiung 1,519,711 Puli 86,406
Taichung 1,040,725 Daxi 84,549
Tainan 771,235 Magong 56,435
Banqiao 543,342 Donggang 48,100
Hsinchu 404,109 Jincheng 37,507
Taoyuan City 402,014 Hengchun 31,288
Keelung 397,515 Zhongxing New Village 25,549
Hualien City 350,468 Lugu 19,599
Yuanlin 124,725 Yujing 16,597
Taitung City 109,584
Nantou 105,682
Douliu 104,723

Taiwan population history

The 2020 population of Taiwan is 23,800,532 that is 0.18% more than last year’s data. In the year 2000, the population is 22,705,713; the yearly change was 0.66 %. This shows that the population of Taiwan is steadily increasing, but in the future, it will gradually decrease. From 2017 to 2020, there is a gradual rise in the urban population. The urban population for 2020 is 18,802,314.

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 Global Rank
2020 23,816,775 0.18% 42,899 30,001 42.5 1.15 673 78.90% 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 78.50% 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 78.00% 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 77.60% 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 77.10% 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 76.70% 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 74.40% 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 72.00% 16,339,969 0.35% 6,541,907,027 48
2000 21,966,527 0.57% 122,099 -50,000 32 1.67 620 69.50% 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 68.00% 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 65.70% 13,457,894 0.38% 5,327,231,061 39
1985 19,303,404 1.51% 279,589 -12,200 25 2.23 545 57.20% 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 48.20% 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 39.20% 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 35.90% 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 33.20% 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 30.90% 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 28.50% 2,623,092 0.33% 2,773,019,936 41

Taiwan population forecast

Due to the slow growth in the population by the year 2030, the yearly change will fall to 0.04%. In the year 2040 to 2050, the population will decline. In the foreseeable future, it is clear that there is not much change or growth in the population of Taiwan. The median age of Taiwan is increasing every year by 2050; the median age will be 54.2%. From the 57th global rank, Taiwan will hold the 73rd global position.

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 Global Rank
2020 23,816,775 0.22% 51,860 30,001 42.5 1.15 673 78.90% 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 81.00% 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 82.90% 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 84.50% 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 86.00% 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 87.40% 20,170,795 0.24% 9,481,803,274 66
2050 22,412,982 -0.58% -131,162 54.2 1.15 633 88.90% 19,917,086 0.23% 9,735,033,990 73

Demographics of Taiwan

The life expectancy rate of Taiwan is 84.04 years, and the infant mortality rate is 3.2. The male and female population is 49.69% and 50.31%. In the population pyramid, the individuals of 25-54 years are 45.18%.

Taiwan religion and politics 

There are 26 identified religions in Taiwan. The diverse religion in Taiwan is Buddhism, 35.1%, Taoism 33.0%, Christianity, and Yiguandao is 3.9% and 3.5%. Most of the Taiwanese follow Buddhism. The people in Taiwan are free to follow any religion.

Taiwan economy

The economy of Taiwan is one of the fast-growing economies. Its nominal GDP value is $21,571, and the PPP is estimated at 1 trillion. This rapid growth puts its economy in 21st place when compared to other countries.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%