Taibei, Taiwan Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Taibei, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Taibei in 2020 is 2,721,000, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Taibei in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Taiwan
City Name Population
Xinbei 4,398,000
Taibei 2,721,000
Taoyuan 2,245,000
Gaoxiong 1,538,000
Taizhong 1,321,000
Tainan 850,000
Xinzhu 451,000
Jilong 369,000
Taibei - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,721,000 0.29%
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%