Taiwanese by the numbers
Hearts in TaiwanAugust 06, 2021x
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Taiwanese by the numbers

Annie Wang and Angela Yu

Just how big is the worldwide Taiwanese community anyway? We look at the numbers past and present that make up Taiwan and its diaspora, and discuss why it’s hard to track and measure the Taiwanese diaspora. The numbers surprise us and also leave us with some mysteries.


Sources:

UN world population prospects for Taiwan

CIA World Factbook page on Taiwan

Wikipedia page on Austronesian peoples

Wikipedia page on Christianity in China

Taipei vs New Taipei City Quora answer

Wikipedia page on Overseas Taiwanese

Taiwan’s OCAC report of 1M Taiwanese emigrants to the US (as of 2010)

TACL summary of Census 2020 “Write in Taiwanese” campaign


Credits:

"Level Up" by Vienna Teng (Spotify)

Cover photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times

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