Monthly Archives: November 2015

Age of Taiwanese mothers giving birth to their first child

Age of Taiwanese mothers giving birth to their first child In 1989, the average age of Taiwanese mothers giving birth to their first child was 25.2 years old.  In 2012, it was 30.41 years old. Between 1998 and 2010, the … Continue reading

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Dramatic drop in births by foreign mothers on Taiwan

Dramatic drop in births by foreign mothers on Taiwan In 2014, there were 14,000 births by foreign mothers on Taiwan.  In 2004, there were 30,000.  In 2014, the number of newborns by foreign mothers on Taiwan constituted 6.5% of all … Continue reading

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Change in Taiwan’s working age population

Change in Taiwan’s working age population In 2015, Taiwan’s working age population, those between ages 15 and 64, numbered 17,369,000 people.  By 2061, the working age population of Taiwan will drop from the present 74.1% to 50% of the total … Continue reading

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The Kenting goat

The Kenting goat The Kenting goat is a mixed blood boer goat produced from an imported Texas buck crossed with a mixed doe of the Nubian goat and the local Taiwanese black goat.  In June, 2015, the triple hybrid was registered as … Continue reading

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