Taibei, Taiwan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 metro area population of Taibei in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area 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%