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Taiwan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 23.1 23.817 24.15
Global Rank 52nd 57th 62nd
Global Population Share 0.332% 0.305% 0.282%
Global Population Density 657.05 681.48 688.17
Global Population Density Rank 122nd 124th 126th
Average Life Expectancy 78.73 80.65 82.46
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 36th 37th 38th
Fertility Rate 1.04 1.26 1.43
Fertility Rate Global Rank 201st 199th 195th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Taiwan Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 10 1.26%
Congenital birth defects 1 0.13%
Cancers 1 0.13%
Lower respiratory infections 6 0.76%
Neonatal infections 1 0.13%
Road accidents 9 1.13%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 329 41.44%
Drowning 26 3.27%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Homicide 1 0.13%
Diarrheal diseases 16 2.02%
Fire 0 0%
Natural disasters 6 0.76%

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Highlights of Taiwan BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Taiwan gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 59.38%59.38%
    • Fat : 45.05%45.05%
    • Plant protein : 7.32%7.32%
    • Animal protein : 6.89%6.89%
  • 18.65% increase in caloric supply : Currently Taiwan gets 2997/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2526/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Taiwan average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Taiwan average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Taiwan, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • Average Male BMI in Taiwan is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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