Taoyuan, 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 Taoyuan, Taiwan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Taoyuan in 2020 is 2,245,000, a 1.22% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Taoyuan in 2019 was 2,218,000, a 1.28% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Taoyuan in 2018 was 2,190,000, a 1.3% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Taoyuan in 2017 was 2,162,000, a 1.31% 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
Taoyuan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,245,000 1.22%
2019 2,218,000 1.28%
2018 2,190,000 1.30%
2017 2,162,000 1.31%
2016 2,134,000 1.33%
2015 2,106,000 1.30%
2014 2,079,000 1.27%
2013 2,053,000 1.33%
2012 2,026,000 1.30%
2011 2,000,000 1.32%
2010 1,974,000 1.33%
2009 1,948,000 1.35%
2008 1,922,000 1.37%
2007 1,896,000 1.34%
2006 1,871,000 1.30%
2005 1,847,000 1.37%
2004 1,822,000 1.33%
2003 1,798,000 1.30%
2002 1,775,000 1.89%
2001 1,742,000 2.47%
2000 1,700,000 2.41%
1999 1,660,000 2.47%
1998 1,620,000 2.40%
1997 1,582,000 2.46%
1996 1,544,000 2.46%
1995 1,507,000 2.45%
1994 1,471,000 2.44%
1993 1,436,000 2.43%
1992 1,402,000 4.78%
1991 1,338,000 7.21%
1990 1,248,000 7.22%
1989 1,164,000 7.28%
1988 1,085,000 7.21%
1987 1,012,000 7.20%
1986 944,000 7.15%
1985 881,000 7.31%
1984 821,000 7.18%
1983 766,000 7.28%
1982 714,000 7.85%
1981 662,000 8.70%
1980 609,000 8.75%
1979 560,000 8.74%
1978 515,000 8.65%
1977 474,000 8.72%
1976 436,000 8.73%
1975 401,000 8.67%
1974 369,000 8.53%
1973 340,000 8.63%
1972 313,000 8.68%
1971 288,000 8.68%
1970 265,000 9.05%
1969 243,000 8.48%
1968 224,000 8.74%
1967 206,000 8.42%
1966 190,000 9.20%
1965 174,000 8.07%
1964 161,000 8.78%
1963 148,000 8.82%
1962 136,000 8.80%
1961 125,000 8.70%
1960 115,000 8.49%
1959 106,000 9.28%
1958 97,000 7.78%
1957 90,000 9.76%
1956 82,000 7.89%
1955 76,000 8.57%
1954 70,000 9.38%
1953 64,000 8.47%
1952 59,000 9.26%
1951 54,000 8.00%
1950 50,000 0.00%