Average lifespan of the Taiwanese is 80

Average lifespan of the Taiwanese is 80

In 2016, the average lifespan of the Taiwanese is 80 years old, that of men is 76.8 years old and that of women is 83.4 years old.  In 2006, the average lifespan of the Taiwanese was 77.9 years old.

Residents of the city of Taipei has the longest lifespan throughout Taiwan at 83.36 years old, that of the residents of new Taipei City is 81.02 years old, that of the city of Kaohsiung is 78.9 years old, that of Hsinchu city is 80.81 years old, that of the residents of Taitung is 75.05 years old.

In 2016, 172,829 Taiwanese died, an increase of 9,007 deaths from 2015, and 6,000 of which died between January and March of 2016.  The gross death rate of the Taiwanese in 2016 was 7.35 per thousand, an increase of 0.37 per thousand over 2015.

Between January and July, 2017, 110379 babies were born in Taiwan, a 6% drop from those born in the same period in 2016.  It is estimated that 200000 babies will be born in Taiwan in 2017, less than the 208000 babies born in 2016.

The current 2017 gender ratio of the Taiwanese is 106.9 males to 100 females.  Registered household births between January and July of 2017 was 110,379 babies, 7,033 babies less than those in same period in 2016, a decline of 5.99%.  The number of births of baby boys between January and July of 2017 was 57,023, constituting 51.66% of the total household registered births and 53,356 baby girls were born, constituting 48.34% of the total.  The gender ratio was 106.87 baby boys to 100 baby girls.

 

 

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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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