Taibei, Taiwan Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Taibei, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Taibei in 2021 is 2,731,000, a 0.37% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Taibei in 2020 was 2,721,000, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Taibei in 2019 was 2,713,000, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Taibei in 2018 was 2,706,000, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Taiwan
City Name Population
Xinbei 4,435,000
Taibei 2,731,000
Taoyuan 2,272,000
Gaoxiong 1,542,000
Taizhong 1,338,000
Tainan 857,000
Xinzhu 454,000
Jilong 369,000
Taibei - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,731,000 0.37%
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%