The People of Taiwan

The People of Taiwan

Taiwan People

Population: 22,974,347 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure: 0-14 years: 16.7% (male 1,996,905/female 1,844,611) 15-64 years: 72.6% (male 8,416,300/female 8,267,675) 65 years and over: 10.7% (male 1,183,382/female 1,265,474) (2009 est.)

Median age: total: 36.5 years male: 35.9 years female: 37.1 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate: 0.227% (2009 est.)

Death rate: 6.65 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate: 0.03 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Sex ratio: at birth: 1.09 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.94 male(s)/female total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate: total: 5.35 deaths/1,000 live births male: 5.64 deaths/1,000 live births female: 5.04 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.96 years male: 75.12 years female: 81.05 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.14 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

Nationality: noun: Taiwan (singular and plural) note: example - he or she is from Taiwan; they are from Taiwan adjective: Taiwan

Ethnic groups: Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%

Religions: mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%

Languages: Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects

Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 96.1% male: NA female: NA (2003)

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