TAIWAN

historical demographical data of the whole country


population year   population year   population year   population year   population year
                           
  16XX   3046,0 1900   4679,1 c1930oc   10612,0 1960   20401,3 e1990u
  17XX   3061,0 1901   4804,0 e1931u   10971,0 1961   20605,8 e1991u
  17XX   3076,0 1902   4930,0 1932u   11330,0 1962   20802,6 e1992u
  180X   2899,6 1903   5060,5 1933u   11698,0 1963   20995,4 e1993u
  180X   2925,1 1904   5195,0 1934u   12070,0 1964   21177,9 e1994u
  181X   3040,0 c1905   5212,4 c1935oc   12442,0 1965   21357,4 e1995u
  181X   3157,0 1906   5451,9 1936u   12811,0 1966   21525,4 e1996u
  182X   3133,0 1907   5310,0 1937u   13145,0 1967   21742,8 e1997u
  182X   3178,9 1908   5609,0 1938u   13682,0 1968   21928,6 e1998u
  183X   3123,7 1909   5765,0 1939b   14096,0 1969   22092,4 e1999u
  183X   3662,0 1910   5872,1 c1940   14505,0 1970   22276,7 e2000u
  183X   3392,1 1911   6249,0 1941   14836,0 1971   22405,6 e2001u
3020,0 1842   3443,7 1912   6428,0 1942   15289,0 e1972u     2002
  184X   3512,6 1913   6586,0 1943   15564,8 e1973u     2003
  184X   3612,2 1914   6763,0 1944   15852,2 e1974u     2004
  185X   3480,0 c1915   6940,0 1945   16149,7 e1975u   22766,0 2005ep
  185X   3596,0 1916   6151,0 1946   16508,2 e1976u     2006
  185X   3647,0 1917   6542,0 1947   16813,1 e1977u     2007
  186X   3698,9 1918   6853,0 1948   17135,7 e1978u     2008
  186X   3715,0 1919   7708,0 1949   17479,3 e1979u     2009
  186X   3654,9 c1920   7476,0 1950   17805,1 e1980u   23571,0 2010ep
  187X   3836,0 1921   7712,0 1951   18194,0 e1981u     2011
  187X   3905,0 1922   7999,0 1952   18515,8 e1982u     2012
  187X   3976,0 1923   8283,0 1953   18790,5 e1983u     2013
  188X   4042,0 1924   8594,0 1954   19069,2 e1984u     2014
  188X   3994,9 c1925   8913,0 1955   19313,8 e1985u   24301,0 2015ep
  188X   4242,0 1926   9234,0 1956   19509,1 e1986u   24919,0 2020ep
  1890   4337,0 1927   9540,0 1957   19725,0 e1987u   25440,0 2025ep
  189X   4438,0 1928   9865,0 1958   19954,4 e1988u   25860,0 2030ep
2728,8 1897   4548,8 1929u   10235,0 1959   20156,6 e1989u   25189,0 2050ep
                           

Particulars:
Source 1972-2001: Statistical yearbook of the Republic of China, 2002.
Census results 1980.12.28: 17,968,797 and 1990.12.16: 20,285,626.
One source with yearly figures from 1950-1978 is lacking: in source DY Taiwan is not treated as a seperate entry, because it's not considered to be a fully independent state.
Figures in italic are from source KB.
File created on 1996-01-22; revised on 2001-10-28; and last modified on 2003-12-21 by Jan Lahmeyer

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