Taiwan

Census Results


1956-09-16 9,367,661
1966-12-16 13,305,463
1970-12-16 14,769,702
1975-12-16 16,279,356
1980-12-28 18,029,798
1990-12-16 20,393,628
2000-12-16 22,300,929

General Information


Official name Republic of China
Official name [native] 中華民國 [Zhōnghuá Mínguó] «chinese»
Capital Taipei
Capital [native] 臺北市 [Táiběi Shì] «chinese»
Region Eastern Asia
ISO code TW
Statistical agency National Statistics

Name in Chinese 中華民國
Name in Arabic جمهورية الصين
Name in Spanish La República de China
Name in Russian Китайская Республика
Name in French La République de Chine

Administrative units

administrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2000-12-16
census
population
2006-12-31
estimate
population
2012-12-31
estimate
Kaohsiung City高雄 2,947.622,756,7752,760,1802,774,470
New Taipei City新北 2,052.573,722,0823,767,0953,916,451
Taichung City臺中 2,214.902,499,5272,587,8282,664,394
Tainan City臺南 2,191.651,846,3791,866,7271,876,960
Taipei City臺北 271.802,624,2572,632,2422,650,968
Taiwan Province臺灣 26,330.968,777,8599,176,1789,227,680
Yilan County宜蘭Yilan2,143.63444,950460,426458,595
Taoyuan County桃園Taoyuan1,220.951,808,8331,911,1612,030,161
Hsinchu County新竹Hsinchu1,427.54451,316487,692523,993
Miaoli County苗栗Miaoli1,820.31534,366559,986563,976
Changhua County彰化Changhua1,074.401,255,3321,315,0341,299,868
Nantou County南投Nantou4,106.44487,398535,205520,196
Yunlin County雲林Touliu1,290.83705,440728,490710,991
Chiayi County嘉義Chiayi1,903.64552,749553,841533,723
Pingtung County屏東Pingtung2,775.60872,902893,544858,441
Taitung County臺東Taitung3,515.25204,919235,957226,252
Hualien County花蓮Hualien4,628.57327,064345,303335,190
Penghu County澎湖Makung126.8683,21491,78598,843
Keelung City基隆-132.76387,504390,633377,153
Hsinchu City新竹-104.15395,746394,757425,071
Chiayi City嘉義-60.03266,126272,364271,220
Fuchien Province福建 180.4674,05086,277113,989
Kinmen County金門..151.6656,27576,491113,111
Lienchiang County連江..28.8017,7759,78611,310
total  36,192.8222,300,92922,876,52723,315,822
source: Dept. of Household Registration Affairs, MOI, Taiwan.
note: The total area includes the area of Dongsha Islands (2.38 sq.km.) and Nansha Islands (0.49 sq.km.)

Expanded administrative units

administrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2000-12-16
census
population
2006-12-31
estimate
population
2012-12-31
estimate
Kaohsiung City高雄 2,947.622,756,7752,760,1802,774,470
Yancheng District鹽埕 1.42 29,00826,222
Gushan District鼓山 14.75 118,777133,964
Zuoying District左營 19.39 183,705194,815
Nanzih District楠梓 25.83 166,101175,798
Sanmin District三民 19.79 357,862349,710
Sinsing District新興 1.98 58,06753,749
Cianjin District前金 1.86 30,32528,250
Lingya District苓雅 8.15 189,820179,512
Cianjhen District前鎮 19.12 200,660196,246
Cijin District旗津 1.46 30,15829,468
Siaogang District小港 41.21 150,223155,779
Fongshan District鳳山 26.76 338,596349,816
Linyuan District林園 32.29 71,56270,383
Daliao District大寮 71.04 109,607109,780
Dashu District大樹 66.98 45,12843,429
Dashe District大社 26.58 32,62133,766
Renwu District仁武 36.08 66,12977,371
Niaosong District鳥松 24.59 40,98243,696
Gangshan District岡山 47.94 95,68097,587
Ciaotou District橋頭 25.94 36,87436,962
Yanchao District燕巢 65.40 31,55030,758
Tianliao District田寮 92.68 8,7217,852
Alian District阿蓮 34.62 30,94030,033
Lujhu District路竹 48.43 54,70353,145
Hunei District湖內 20.16 28,70229,120
Jiading District茄萣 15.76 32,24130,999
Yongan District永安 22.61 14,30814,129
Mituo District彌陀 14.78 20,99820,123
Zihguan District梓官 11.60 37,58236,519
Cishan District旗山 94.61 41,40439,038
Meinong District美濃 120.03 44,50642,157
Liouguei District六龜 194.16 15,83714,203
Jiasian District甲仙 124.03 8,3876,625
Shanlin District杉林 104.00 11,58912,577
Neimen District內門 95.62 16,75115,510
Maolin District茂林 194.00 1,7671,839
Taoyuan District桃源 928.98 4,8184,559
Namasia District那瑪夏 252.99 3,4913,170
New Taipei City新北 2,052.573,722,0823,767,0953,916,451
Banciao District板橋 23.14 544,292557,440
Sanchong District三重 16.32 383,636390,090
Jhonghe District中和 20.14 411,011416,499
Yonghe District永和 5.71 235,697230,768
Sinjhuang District新莊 19.74 392,472407,012
Sindian District新店 120.23 289,366297,637
Shulin District樹林 33.13 162,476182,012
Yingge District鶯歌 21.12 85,00188,336
Sansia District三峽 191.45 91,395107,794
Danshuei District淡水 70.66 129,898150,687
Sijhih District汐止 71.24 178,846192,676
Rueifang District瑞芳 70.73 43,83141,617
Tucheng District土城 29.56 237,000239,717
Lujhou District蘆洲 7.44 189,403199,490
Wugu District五股 34.86 76,47081,225
Taishan District泰山 19.16 72,58977,617
Linkou District林口 54.15 62,12689,886
Shenkeng District深坑 20.58 21,72223,569
Shihding District石碇 144.35 7,8607,895
Pinglin District坪林 170.84 6,6506,483
Sanjhih District三芝 65.99 23,57523,460
Shihmen District石門 51.26 11,70312,798
Bali District八里 39.49 32,47035,721
Pingsi District平溪 71.34 5,8555,109
Shuangsi District雙溪 146.25 9,9869,465
Gongliao District貢寮 99.97 14,00613,412
Jinshan District金山 49.21 22,19122,486
Wanli District萬里 63.38 20,23122,429
Wulai District烏來 321.13 5,3375,975
Taichung City臺中 2,214.902,499,5272,587,8282,664,394
Central District 0.88 23,52720,647
East District 9.29 73,09174,282
South District 6.81 109,243116,807
West District西 5.70 116,156116,784
North District 6.94 146,665147,798
Situn District西屯 39.85 195,444212,750
Nantun District南屯 31.26 143,597158,300
Beitun District北屯 62.70 236,669252,668
Fongyuan District豐原 41.18 164,051166,085
Dongshih District東勢 117.41 55,25952,403
Dajia District大甲 58.52 79,49677,986
Cingshuei District清水 64.17 85,72885,734
Shalu District沙鹿 40.46 77,27384,797
Wuci District梧棲 16.60 53,72355,857
Houli District后里 58.94 54,63054,089
Shengang District神岡 35.04 64,23064,534
Tanzih District潭子 25.85 96,450103,516
Daya District大雅 32.41 86,99391,367
Sinshe District新社 68.89 25,91525,378
Shihgang District石岡 18.21 16,10915,763
Waipu District外埔 42.41 31,63031,797
Daan District大安 27.40 20,81719,910
Wurih District烏日 43.40 67,06570,068
Dadu District大肚 37.00 55,88655,863
Longjing District龍井 38.04 71,51075,138
Wufong District霧峰 98.08 64,62764,183
Taiping District太平 120.75 171,139176,594
Dali District大里 28.88 189,945203,239
Heping District和平 1,037.82 10,96010,556
Tainan City臺南 2,191.651,846,3791,866,7271,876,960
Sinying District新營 38.54 78,74278,475
Yanshuei District鹽水 52.25 28,11526,695
Baihe District白河 126.40 32,79530,602
Liouying District柳營 61.29 23,46322,160
Houbi District後壁 72.22 26,76825,280
Dongshan District東山 124.92 23,95922,529
Madou District麻豆 53.97 46,36245,377
Siaying District下營 33.53 26,90625,612
Lioujia District六甲 67.55 24,59923,346
Guantian District官田 70.80 22,82521,912
Danei District大內 70.31 11,45810,537
Jiali District佳里 38.94 59,21659,289
Syuejia District學甲 53.99 28,80527,414
Sigang District西港 33.77 25,80925,034
Cigu District七股 110.15 25,13624,225
Jiangjyun District將軍 41.98 22,42121,005
Beimen District北門 44.10 12,76512,083
Sinhua District新化 62.06 44,79543,940
Shanhua District善化 55.31 42,15344,619
Sinshih District新市 47.81 35,80535,187
Anding District安定 31.27 29,83030,298
Shanshang District山上 27.88 8,1257,696
Yujing District玉井 76.37 16,00615,058
Nansi District楠西 109.63 11,14910,272
Nanhua District南化 171.52 9,0618,814
Zuojhen District左鎮 74.90 5,7125,294
Rende District仁德 50.77 68,10771,270
Gueiren District歸仁 55.79 65,17166,655
Guanmiao District關廟 53.64 37,30735,353
Longci District龍崎 64.08 4,4064,325
Yongkang District永康 40.28 208,919224,303
East District 13.42 192,157192,972
South District 27.27 128,225126,018
North District 10.43 127,687132,233
Annan District安南 107.20 172,344182,749
Anping District安平 11.07 57,62664,348
West Central District中西 6.26 81,99878,666
Taipei City臺北 271.802,624,2572,632,2422,650,968
Songshan District松山 9.29 209,422210,905
Sinyi District信義 11.21 231,476227,734
Daan District大安 11.36 314,171313,426
Jhongshan District中山 13.68 219,582226,659
Jhongjheng District中正 7.61 158,604162,154
Datong District大同 5.68 126,923128,809
Wanhua District萬華 8.85 194,879192,628
Wunshan District文山 31.51 261,417269,310
Nangang District南港 21.84 113,258118,490
Neihu District內湖 31.58 264,624280,025
Shihlin District士林 62.37 288,212288,894
Beitou District北投 56.82 249,674254,192
Taiwan Province臺灣 26,330.968,777,8599,176,1789,227,680
Yilan County宜蘭Yilan2,143.63444,950460,426458,595
Yilan City宜蘭 29.41 95,38396,016
Luodong Township羅東 11.34 74,01872,468
Suao Township蘇澳 89.02 43,21941,855
Toucheng Township頭城 100.89 31,92430,304
Jiaosi Township礁溪 101.43 36,05936,010
Jhuangwei Township壯圍 38.48 25,45724,551
Yuanshan Township員山 111.91 32,50632,106
Dongshan Township冬山 79.86 51,16153,363
Wujie Township五結 38.87 37,68638,999
Sansing Township三星 144.22 21,29521,122
Datong Township大同 657.54 5,8025,915
Nanao Township南澳 740.65 5,9165,886
Taoyuan County桃園Taoyuan1,220.951,808,8331,911,1612,030,161
Taoyuan City桃園 34.80 384,803413,488
Jhongli City中壢 76.52 355,707376,217
Pingjhen City平鎮 47.75 200,331209,552
Bade City八德 33.71 171,697178,889
Yangmei City楊梅 89.12 140,641154,324
Dasi Township大溪 105.12 89,36591,891
Lujhu Township蘆竹 75.50 127,765146,779
Dayuan Township大園 87.39 79,35482,756
Gueishan Township龜山 72.02 129,846139,605
Longtan Township龍潭 75.23 112,072115,146
Sinwu Township新屋 85.02 49,84448,276
Guanyin Township觀音 87.98 58,90162,612
Fusing Township復興 350.78 10,83510,626
Hsinchu County新竹Hsinchu1,427.54451,316487,692523,993
Jhubei City竹北 46.83 119,720152,617
Guansi Township關西 125.52 32,71331,239
Sinpu Township新埔 72.19 36,24234,960
Jhudong Township竹東 53.51 95,82496,594
Hukou Township湖口 58.43 73,41876,501
Hengshan Township橫山 66.35 14,79714,013
Sinfong Township新豐 46.35 51,02954,427
Cyonglin Township芎林 40.79 20,74420,354
Baoshan Township寶山 64.79 13,80714,085
Beipu Township北埔 50.67 10,4569,883
Emei Township峨眉 46.80 6,1875,831
Jianshih Township尖石 527.58 8,2048,964
Wufong Township五峰 227.73 4,5514,525
Miaoli County苗栗Miaoli1,820.31534,366559,986563,976
Miaoli City苗栗 37.89 90,82891,007
Yuanli Township苑裡 68.25 49,02448,452
Tongsiao Township通霄 107.85 39,58137,449
Jhunan Township竹南 37.56 74,23380,864
Toufen Township頭份 53.32 93,75799,993
Houlong Township後龍 75.81 40,70138,777
Jhuolan Township卓蘭 76.32 18,68118,480
Dahu Township大湖 90.84 16,43115,798
Gongguan Township公館 71.45 34,57734,932
Tongluo Township銅鑼 78.38 20,08619,178
Nanjhuang Township南庄 165.49 11,62810,863
Touwu Township頭屋 52.50 12,02511,454
Sanyi Township三義 69.34 17,88317,495
Sihu Township西湖 41.08 8,1267,748
Zaociao Township造橋 48.00 13,96513,626
Sanwan Township三灣 52.30 7,5527,191
Shihtan Township獅潭 79.43 5,2014,777
Taian Township泰安 614.51 5,7075,892
Changhua County彰化Changhua1,074.401,255,3321,315,0341,299,868
Changhua City彰化 65.69 235,322236,636
Lugang Township鹿港 39.46 85,08485,858
Hemei Township和美 39.93 88,84190,298
Beidou Township北斗 19.25 33,49433,280
Yuanlin Township員林 40.04 126,175125,141
Sihu Township溪湖 32.06 56,43055,899
Tianjhong Township田中 34.61 45,17643,428
Erlin Township二林 92.85 55,53853,198
Siansi Township Township線西 18.09 17,00817,056
Shengang Township伸港 22.33 35,53936,037
Fusing Township福興 49.89 48,78248,182
Sioushuei Township秀水 29.34 38,67539,429
Huatan Township花壇 36.35 46,35746,017
Fenyuan Township芬園 38.02 25,51524,457
Dacun Township大村 30.78 36,54736,469
Puyan Township埔鹽 38.61 34,89733,712
Pusin Township埔心 20.95 35,47135,186
Yongjing Township永靖 20.64 39,96538,718
Shetou Township社頭 36.14 45,60044,211
Ershuei Township二水 29.44 17,28316,133
Tianwei Township田尾 24.04 29,24628,050
Bitou Township埤頭 42.75 32,08831,415
Fangyuan Township芳苑 91.38 37,40235,337
Dacheng Township大城 63.74 19,51518,337
Jhutang Township竹塘 42.17 16,77916,201
Sijhou Township溪州 75.83 32,30531,183
Nantou County南投Nantou4,106.44487,398535,205520,196
Nantou City南投 71.60 105,506103,285
Puli Township埔里 162.22 86,68484,300
Caotun Township草屯 104.03 99,75299,374
Jhushan Township竹山 247.33 59,41557,560
Jiji Township集集 49.73 12,21611,576
Mingjian Township名間 83.10 41,91040,682
Lugu Township鹿谷 141.90 19,76118,878
Jhongliao Township中寮 146.65 16,76315,901
Yuchih Township魚池 121.37 17,42216,747
Guosing Township國姓 175.70 21,77620,165
Shueili Township水里 106.84 21,27319,341
Sinyi Township信義 1,422.42 17,22216,802
Renai Township仁愛 1,273.53 15,50515,585
Yunlin County雲林Touliu1,290.83705,440728,490710,991
Douliou City斗六 93.72 104,918107,727
Dounan Township斗南 48.15 47,96946,570
Huwei Township虎尾 68.74 68,97970,423
Siluo Township西螺 49.80 49,20747,791
Tuku Township土庫 49.02 31,34129,957
Beigang Township北港 41.50 44,65742,257
Gukeng Township古坑 166.61 35,07933,280
Dabi Township大埤 45.00 22,06420,582
Cihtong Township莿桐 50.85 31,16329,906
Linnei Township林內 37.60 20,60819,352
Erlun Township二崙 59.56 30,90829,060
Lunbei Township崙背 58.48 28,34826,570
Mailiao Township麥寮 80.17 32,96841,096
Dongshih Township東勢 48.36 17,90116,100
Baojhong Township褒忠 37.06 14,98113,869
Taisi Township臺西 54.10 27,67625,068
Yuanchang Township元長 71.59 30,15028,002
Sihhu Township四湖 77.12 27,94625,907
Kouhu Township口湖 80.46 31,51529,646
Shueilin Township水林 72.96 30,11227,828
Chiayi County嘉義Chiayi1,903.64552,749553,841533,723
Taibao City太保 66.90 35,18036,946
Puzih City朴子 49.57 44,32943,855
Budai Township布袋 61.73 31,66729,244
Dalin Township大林 64.17 34,66632,917
Minsyong Township民雄 85.50 72,83672,286
Sikou Township溪口 33.05 17,05115,823
Singang Township新港 66.05 35,48833,830
Lioujiao Township六腳 62.26 27,64525,356
Dongshih Township東石 81.58 28,97826,713
Yijhu Township義竹 79.29 22,02020,158
Lucao Township鹿草 54.32 17,52916,832
Shueishang Township水上 69.12 54,06151,497
Jhongpu Township中埔 129.50 48,21947,025
Jhuci Township竹崎 162.23 39,72137,923
Meishan Township梅山 119.76 22,51520,842
Fanlu Township番路 117.53 11,88512,227
Dapu Township大埔 173.25 3,9004,547
Alishan Township阿里山 427.85 6,1515,702
Pingtung County屏東Pingtung2,775.60872,902893,544858,441
Pingtung City屏東 65.07 216,425207,862
Chaojhou Township潮州 42.43 56,97355,205
Donggang Township東港 29.46 50,31349,185
Hengchun Township恆春 136.76 31,31430,758
Wandan Township萬丹 57.47 54,43353,125
Changjhih Township長治 39.89 30,93930,600
Linluo Township麟洛 16.26 11,71611,301
Jiouru Township九如 42.02 23,25722,563
Ligang Township里港 68.92 26,61726,282
Yanpu Township鹽埔 64.35 27,95226,802
Gaoshu Township高樹 90.15 27,81925,999
Wanluan Township萬巒 60.73 22,90721,391
Neipu Township內埔 81.86 59,96057,070
Jhutian Township竹田 29.07 18,69618,041
Sinbi Township新埤 59.01 11,14510,373
Fangliao Township枋寮 57.73 27,63225,971
Sinyuan Township新園 38.31 40,00337,429
Kanding Township崁頂 31.27 16,80916,680
Linbian Township林邊 15.62 21,49119,909
Nanjhou Township南州 18.97 12,30411,276
Jiadong Township佳冬 30.98 22,07020,799
Liouciou Township琉球 6.80 12,81312,145
Checheng Township車城 49.85 10,2609,196
Manjhou Township滿州 142.20 8,7868,243
Fangshan Township枋山 17.27 6,3285,855
Sandimen Township三地門 196.40 7,3017,522
Wutai Township霧臺 278.80 2,8393,106
Majia Township瑪家 78.70 6,5716,584
Taiwu Township泰武 118.63 4,9715,062
Laiyi Township來義 167.78 7,8867,651
Chunrih Township春日 160.00 5,0264,831
Shihzih Township獅子 301.00 5,0234,789
Mudan Township牡丹 181.84 4,9654,836
Taitung County臺東Taitung3,515.25204,919235,957226,252
Taitung City臺東 109.77 110,559107,720
Chenggong Township成功 143.99 16,71315,253
Guanshan Township關山 58.74 10,0959,425
Beinan Township卑南 412.69 18,74517,834
Dawu Township大武 69.15 7,3726,632
Taimali Township太麻里 96.65 12,41311,669
Donghe Township東河 210.19 9,9159,108
Changbin Township長濱 155.19 8,9877,869
Luye Township鹿野 89.70 9,1288,304
Chihshang Township池上 82.69 9,6508,824
Lyudao Township綠島 15.09 3,0263,462
Yanping Township延平 455.88 3,7033,551
Haiduan Township海端 880.04 4,6194,379
Daren Township達仁 306.45 3,8153,832
Jinfong Township金峰 380.66 3,3483,520
Lanyu Township蘭嶼 48.39 3,8694,870
Hualien County花蓮Hualien4,628.57327,064345,303335,190
Hualien City花蓮 29.41 109,573108,077
Fonglin Township鳳林 120.52 12,68011,532
Yuli Township玉里 252.37 28,65926,055
Sincheng Township新城 29.41 20,82220,131
Jian Township吉安 65.26 78,73981,325
Shoufong Township壽豐 218.44 19,64118,265
Guangfu Township光復 157.11 14,93013,613
Fongbin Township豐濱 162.43 5,4724,668
Rueisuei Township瑞穗 135.59 13,62012,372
Fuli Township富里 176.37 12,28211,189
Sioulin Township秀林 1,641.86 15,00515,167
Wanrong Township萬榮 618.49 7,2166,612
Jhuosi Township卓溪 1,021.31 6,6646,184
Penghu County澎湖Makung126.8683,21491,78598,843
Magong City馬公 33.99 53,94258,490
Husi Township湖西 33.30 12,93313,915
Baisha Township白沙 20.09 9,2199,491
Siyu Township西嶼 18.71 8,1638,354
Wangan Township望安 13.78 4,3934,995
Cimei Township七美 6.99 3,1353,598
Keelung City基隆-132.76387,504390,633377,153
Jhongjheng District中正 10.21 58,02954,020
Cidu District七堵 56.27 55,11154,217
Nuannuan District暖暖 22.83 38,54837,851
Renai District仁愛 4.23 49,98147,741
Jhongshan District中山 10.52 52,97349,794
Anle District安樂 18.03 84,90482,285
Sinyi District信義 10.67 51,08751,245
Hsinchu City新竹-104.15395,746394,757425,071
East District 33.58 187,962203,119
North District 15.73 137,630147,561
Siangshan District香山 54.85 69,16574,391
Chiayi City嘉義-60.03266,126272,364271,220
East District 29.12 128,482124,242
West District西 30.91 143,882146,978
Fuchien Province福建 180.4674,05086,277113,989
Kinmen County金門..151.6656,27576,491113,111
Jincheng Township金城 21.71 25,96436,974
Jinhu Township金湖 41.70 17,14924,623
Jinsha Township金沙 41.19 12,37517,543
Jinning Township金寧 29.85 13,82122,939
Lieyu Township烈嶼 16.00 6,71010,424
Wuciou Township烏坵 1.20 472608
Lienchiang County連江..28.8017,7759,78611,310
Nangan Township南竿 10.40 5,8466,780
Beigan Township北竿 9.90 1,8042,071
Jyuguang Township莒光 4.70 1,1761,327
Dongyin Township東引 3.80 9601,132
total  36,192.8222,300,92922,876,52723,315,822
source: Dept. of Household Registration Affairs, MOI, Taiwan.
note: The total area includes the area of Dongsha Islands (2.38 sq.km.) and Nansha Islands (0.49 sq.km.)

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
2003-12-31
estimate
population
2006-12-31
estimate
population
2012-12-31
estimate
New Taipei新北市3,722,0823,767,0953,939,305
Kaohsiung高雄市2,756,7752,760,1802,778,659
Taichung臺中市2,499,5272,587,8282,684,893
Taipei臺北市2,627,1382,632,2422,673,226
Tainan臺南市1,846,3791,866,7271,881,645
Hsinchu新竹市378,797394,757425,071
Taoyuan桃園市357,647384,803413,488
Keelung基隆市392,242390,633377,153
Jhongli中壢市339,586355,707376,217
Chiayi嘉義市269,594272,364271,220
Changhua彰化市233,435235,322236,636
Pingjhen平鎮市198,273200,331209,552
Pingtung屏東市216,338216,425207,862
Bade八德市168,910171,697178,889
Yangmei楊梅市134,937140,641154,324
Jhubei 竹北市..119,720152,617
Hualien 花蓮市..109,573108,077
Douliou 斗六市..104,918107,727
Taitung 臺東市..110,559107,720
Nantou 南投市..105,506103,285
source: Dept. of Household Registration Affairs, MOI, Taiwan.