Taibei, Taiwan Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Taibei, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Taibei in 2019 is 2,713,000, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Taibei in 2018 was 2,706,000, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Taibei in 2017 was 2,699,000, a 0.26% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Taibei in 2016 was 2,692,000, a 0.22% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Taiwan
City Name Population
Xinbei 4,361,000
Taibei 2,713,000
Taoyuan 2,218,000
Gaoxiong 1,534,000
Taizhong 1,302,000
Tainan 843,000
Xinzhu 447,000
Jilong 370,000
Taibei - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,713,000 0.26%
2018 2,706,000 0.26%
2017 2,699,000 0.26%
2016 2,692,000 0.22%
2015 2,686,000 0.26%
2014 2,679,000 0.26%
2013 2,672,000 0.23%
2012 2,666,000 0.26%
2011 2,659,000 0.19%
2010 2,654,000 0.15%
2009 2,650,000 0.11%
2008 2,647,000 0.15%
2007 2,643,000 0.11%
2006 2,640,000 0.15%
2005 2,636,000 0.11%
2004 2,633,000 0.15%
2003 2,629,000 0.11%
2002 2,626,000 -0.15%
2001 2,630,000 -0.45%
2000 2,642,000 -0.49%
1999 2,655,000 -0.45%
1998 2,667,000 -0.45%
1997 2,679,000 -0.45%
1996 2,691,000 -0.48%
1995 2,704,000 -0.44%
1994 2,716,000 -0.48%
1993 2,729,000 -0.44%
1992 2,741,000 -0.47%
1991 2,754,000 0.62%
1990 2,737,000 1.82%
1989 2,688,000 1.86%
1988 2,639,000 1.85%
1987 2,591,000 1.85%
1986 2,544,000 1.88%
1985 2,497,000 1.84%
1984 2,452,000 1.87%
1983 2,407,000 1.82%
1982 2,364,000 1.85%
1981 2,321,000 3.29%
1980 2,247,000 4.80%
1979 2,144,000 4.79%
1978 2,046,000 4.82%
1977 1,952,000 4.78%
1976 1,863,000 4.78%
1975 1,778,000 4.83%
1974 1,696,000 4.76%
1973 1,619,000 4.79%
1972 1,545,000 4.82%
1971 1,474,000 4.84%
1970 1,406,000 4.77%
1969 1,342,000 4.76%
1968 1,281,000 4.83%
1967 1,222,000 4.80%
1966 1,166,000 4.76%
1965 1,113,000 4.80%
1964 1,062,000 4.84%
1963 1,013,000 4.76%
1962 967,000 4.88%
1961 922,000 4.77%
1960 880,000 4.76%
1959 840,000 4.87%
1958 801,000 4.71%
1957 765,000 4.79%
1956 730,000 4.89%
1955 696,000 4.82%
1954 664,000 4.73%
1953 634,000 4.79%
1952 605,000 4.85%
1951 577,000 4.72%
1950 551,000 0.00%