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In Taiwan, waiting time for organ transplants is over 4 years

In Taiwan, waiting time for organ transplants is over 4 years. Up to November 2019, Taiwan now has 10,006 people waiting for organ transplants.  In 2018, 9,576 people were waiting for organ transplants. There are 7,700 people waiting for a … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s “natural growth rate”

Taiwan’s “natural growth rate” According to Taiwan’s TVBS statistics, the “natural growth rate” is defined as “the number of natural births – the number of deaths”. In 2016, (births – deaths) = 36,035 people. In 2017, (births – deaths) = … Continue reading

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In 2018, 9% of Taiwanese were diabetics

In 2018, 9% of Taiwanese were diabetics In 2018, 2,200,000 of the total population of 23,726,460 Taiwanese were diabetics, or (2,220,000/23,726,460) = 9.2723482%. In 2018, 9,374 diabetics died.  In 2017, 53.5% of Taiwanese over 40 years old had had an … Continue reading

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Taiwanese needing long term care in 2026

Taiwanese needing long term care in 2026 Taiwanese needing long term care in 2026 will reach more than 770,000 seniors, 174,000 more than the 596,000 seniors who needed long term care in 2018. In 1998, only 9 schools taught courses … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s senior population by household

Taiwan’s senior population by household In 2009, the average lifespan of the Taiwanese was 79.01 years old.  In 2018, Taiwan’s average lifespan was 80.69 years old. In 1993, Taiwan’s senior population constituted 7.10%.  In 2018, it constituted 14.56%.  It is … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s population to peak in 2020

Taiwan’s population to peak in 2020 As of September 2019, Taiwan’s population was 23,593,000 people.  In 2020, Taiwan’s population would reach 23,599,000 people. In 2033, Taiwan’s population is estimated to be 22,907,000 people, and by 2050, Taiwan’s population is estimated … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s disabled population grows

Taiwan’s disabled population grows Taiwan’s disabled population is growing by 30,000 annually. In 2019, there are 794,000 disabled Taiwanese, and by 2020, there will be 820,000 disabled Taiwanese. As of August, 2019, Taiwan has 39,000 disabled senior care givers, and … Continue reading

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