Tainan, Taiwan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tainan, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tainan in 2020 is 850,000, a 0.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tainan in 2019 was 843,000, a 0.84% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tainan in 2018 was 836,000, a 0.72% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tainan in 2017 was 830,000, a 0.85% 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
Tainan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 850,000 0.83%
2019 843,000 0.84%
2018 836,000 0.72%
2017 830,000 0.85%
2016 823,000 0.86%
2015 816,000 0.74%
2014 810,000 0.87%
2013 803,000 0.75%
2012 797,000 0.89%
2011 790,000 0.77%
2010 784,000 0.77%
2009 778,000 0.78%
2008 772,000 0.92%
2007 765,000 0.79%
2006 759,000 0.80%
2005 753,000 0.80%
2004 747,000 0.81%
2003 741,000 0.82%
2002 735,000 0.82%
2001 729,000 0.83%
2000 723,000 0.70%
1999 718,000 0.70%
1998 713,000 0.85%
1997 707,000 0.71%
1996 702,000 0.72%
1995 697,000 0.87%
1994 691,000 0.73%
1993 686,000 0.73%
1992 681,000 0.74%
1991 676,000 1.05%
1990 669,000 1.06%
1989 662,000 1.07%
1988 655,000 1.08%
1987 648,000 1.25%
1986 640,000 1.11%
1985 633,000 1.12%
1984 626,000 1.13%
1983 619,000 0.98%
1982 613,000 1.16%
1981 606,000 5.03%
1980 577,000 9.49%
1979 527,000 9.11%
1978 483,000 9.52%
1977 441,000 9.16%
1976 404,000 9.19%
1975 370,000 9.47%
1974 338,000 9.39%
1973 309,000 9.19%
1972 283,000 9.27%
1971 259,000 9.28%
1970 237,000 9.22%
1969 217,000 9.60%
1968 198,000 9.39%
1967 181,000 9.04%
1966 166,000 9.21%
1965 152,000 9.35%
1964 139,000 9.45%
1963 127,000 9.48%
1962 116,000 9.43%
1961 106,000 9.28%
1960 97,000 8.99%
1959 89,000 9.88%
1958 81,000 8.00%
1957 75,000 10.29%
1956 68,000 9.68%
1955 62,000 8.77%
1954 57,000 9.62%
1953 52,000 8.33%
1952 48,000 9.09%
1951 44,000 10.00%
1950 40,000 0.00%