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Taiwanese seniors constitute 14.3% of total population

Taiwanese seniors constitute 14.3% of total population Taiwan’s ministry of the interior says that as of the end of March, 2018, Taiwan’s senior citizens, those over 65 years old, passed the 14% mark and now constitute 14.3% as of the … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s osteoporosis risk

Taiwan’s osteoporosis risk By the year 2050, the osteoporosis risk of Taiwanese over 50 years old will be 57%.  By 2025, it will have reached 42%.  In 2013, the osteoporosis risk of those Taiwanese 50 years old and older was … Continue reading

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Dwindling Taiwanese Ph.D.’s

Dwindling Taiwanese Ph.D.’s Taiwan has been producing less Ph.D.’s in science and technology since 2010. In 2010, Taiwan graduated 34,178 Ph.D.’s, 68% were in science and technology. In 2017, Taiwan produced 28,346 Ph.D.’s including 21.3% in the humanities, 18.8% in … Continue reading

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Taiwanese life expectancy is 80.4 years old

Taiwanese life expectancy is 80.4 years old In 2017, the average life expectancy of the Taiwanese was 80.4 years old.  Life expectancy of Taiwanese men was 77.3 years old and life expectancy of Taiwanese women was 88.7 years old. In … Continue reading

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Negative population growth in South Korea and in Taiwan

Negative population growth in South Korea and in Taiwan Taiwanese authorities estimate that negative growth of the Taiwanese population will begin in 2022.  In 2018, there are already 7 counties and a city i Taiwan that have already begun a … Continue reading

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More deaths than births

More deaths than births There have been more deaths than births on Taiwan in February, 2018, with deaths outnumbering births by 1,025 people .  In March, 2016, thee were 257 more deaths than births. It is estimated that by 2026, … Continue reading

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Where have all the foreign workers gone?

Where have all the foreign workers gone? As of the end of June, 2018, there are 689,824 foreign workers in Taiwan.  However, the whereabouts of 51,404 of them is unknown to the Taiwanese authorities. That means, 7.452% of foreign laborers … Continue reading

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