Gaoxiong, 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 Gaoxiong, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gaoxiong in 2020 is 1,538,000, a 0.26% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Gaoxiong in 2019 was 1,534,000, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Gaoxiong in 2018 was 1,532,000, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Gaoxiong in 2017 was 1,530,000, a 0.2% 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
Gaoxiong - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,538,000 0.26%
2019 1,534,000 0.13%
2018 1,532,000 0.13%
2017 1,530,000 0.20%
2016 1,527,000 0.13%
2015 1,525,000 0.13%
2014 1,523,000 0.13%
2013 1,521,000 0.13%
2012 1,519,000 0.13%
2011 1,517,000 0.20%
2010 1,514,000 0.13%
2009 1,512,000 0.13%
2008 1,510,000 0.13%
2007 1,508,000 0.13%
2006 1,506,000 0.13%
2005 1,504,000 0.20%
2004 1,501,000 0.13%
2003 1,499,000 0.13%
2002 1,497,000 0.13%
2001 1,495,000 0.47%
2000 1,488,000 0.74%
1999 1,477,000 0.82%
1998 1,465,000 0.76%
1997 1,454,000 0.83%
1996 1,442,000 0.77%
1995 1,431,000 0.77%
1994 1,420,000 0.78%
1993 1,409,000 0.79%
1992 1,398,000 0.79%
1991 1,387,000 2.29%
1990 1,356,000 3.91%
1989 1,305,000 3.98%
1988 1,255,000 3.98%
1987 1,207,000 3.96%
1986 1,161,000 3.94%
1985 1,117,000 4.00%
1984 1,074,000 3.97%
1983 1,033,000 3.92%
1982 994,000 3.97%
1981 956,000 3.91%
1980 920,000 3.95%
1979 885,000 4.00%
1978 851,000 3.91%
1977 819,000 4.07%
1976 787,000 3.96%
1975 757,000 3.84%
1974 729,000 3.99%
1973 701,000 4.01%
1972 674,000 4.01%
1971 648,000 3.85%
1970 624,000 4.00%
1969 600,000 3.99%
1968 577,000 3.96%
1967 555,000 3.93%
1966 534,000 3.89%
1965 514,000 4.05%
1964 494,000 4.00%
1963 475,000 3.94%
1962 457,000 3.86%
1961 440,000 4.02%
1960 423,000 3.93%
1959 407,000 4.09%
1958 391,000 3.71%
1957 377,000 4.14%
1956 362,000 4.02%
1955 348,000 3.88%
1954 335,000 4.04%
1953 322,000 3.87%
1952 310,000 4.03%
1951 298,000 3.83%
1950 287,000 0.00%