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International Rankings of Taiwan - 2018

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2018


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This table lists the international rankings of Taiwan, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Taiwan, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Internet users - percent of population (%)2888% July 2016
Internet users - total33 20.601 millionJuly 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants7 59 July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions17 13,770,996July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants40 127 July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - total44 29.681 millionJuly 2016
Economy
Budget - expenditures36$91.67 billion 2017
Budget - revenues29 $93 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)21 0.2% of GDP2017
Central bank discount rate (%)62 1.38%31 December 2016
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)112 2.7%31 December 2017
Current account balance7 $79 billion2017
Debt - external38 $204.7 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index81 33.62014
Exports15 $344.6 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)34 64.8%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)81 14.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)122 52.4%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)115 -52.7% 2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)76 21.4%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)47 0%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)127 1.8%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)36 36%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)89 62.1% 2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)28 $49,8002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)54 2%2017
GDP - official exchange rate23 $571.5 billion2016
GDP - purchasing power parity23 $1.175 trillion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)13 34.8% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)16 40.3% 2010
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)6 6.4%2010
Imports19 $272.6 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)57 2%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)78 1%2017
Labor force52 11.78 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)107 4.9%2016
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)9 35.9%2016
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)81 59.2% 2016
Market value of publicly traded shares14 $851.2 billion31 December 2016
Population below poverty line (%)138 1.5%2012
Public debt (% of GPD)146 29.9% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold6 $468.1 billion31 December 2017
Stock of broad money14 $1.374 trillion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad20 $367.2 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home48 $85.58 billion31 December 2017
Stock of domestic credit18 $835.8 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money12 $535.1 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues139 16.3% of GDP2017
Unemployment rate (%)100 3.8%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy7625.05 million Mt2015
Crude Oil - exports84 0 bbl/day2016
Crude Oil - imports12 858,700 bbl/day2016
Crude Oil - production91 196 bbl/day2016
Crude Oil - proved reserves86 2.38 million bbl1 January 2017
Electricity – consumption (kWh)15 255.3 billion kWh2016
Electricity – exports (kWh)95 0 kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels62 75.4% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants121 4.3% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from nuclear fuels14 10.4% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from other renewable sources78 5.4% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity – imports (kWh)112 0 kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity22 48.61 million kW2015
Electricity – production (kWh)18 264.1 billion kWh2016
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)12 10859.932016
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)32 31.71 billion cu m2015
Natural gas – exports (cu m)58 0 cu m2016
Natural gas – imports (cu m)16 19.39 billion cu m2015
Natural gas – production (cu m)74 340 million cu m2015
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)86 6.229 billion cu m1 January 2017
Refined petroleum products - consumption23 955,300 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - exports24 350,300 bbl/day2014
Refined petroleum products - imports21 416,200 bbl/day2014
Refined petroleum products - production23 917,500 bbl/day2014
Geography
Land Area - sq km13632,260 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km139 35,980 sq kmNA
Water Area - sq km75 3,720 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)67 1,566.3 kmNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)22 1,150 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)61 3,820 sq km2012
Land use - agricultural land (%)139 22.7%2011
Land use – other (%)22 77.3% 2011
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone3 200 nmNA
Maritime claims - territorial sea5 12 nmNA
Population Density - Persons per sq km16 728.72July 2017
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)19412.88% 17
Age structure 15-24 years (%)137 12.88% 17
Age structure 25-54 years (%)14 46.41% 17
Age structure 55-64 years (%)16 14.12% 17
Age structure 65 years and over (%)60 13.72% 17
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)143 8.3 births/1,000 population2017
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)55 7.4 deaths/1,000 population2017
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)49 16.62015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio104 6 2015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)161 35.22015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)168 18.62015
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)149 3.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2017
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)152 4.7 deaths/1,000 live births2017
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)155 4.3 deaths/1,000 live births2017
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)21 83.6 years 2017
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)30 77.1 years2017
Life expectancy at birth - total population26 80.2 years2017
Literacy – female (%)21 97.3% 2014
Literacy – male (%)4 99.7%2014
Literacy - total population14 98.5%2014
Median age – female (years)40 41.5 years 2017
Median age – male (years)21 40 years2017
Median age – total (years)33 40.7 years2017
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)45 0.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Population56 23,508,428July 2017
Population growth rate (%)136 0.17%2017
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)11 1.06 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)18 1.05 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)26 1 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)26 0.96 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)26 0.86 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)10 1.06 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)20 0.99 male(s)/female 2017
Suffrage2 20 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)148 1.13 children born/woman2017
Transportation
Airports87372013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m35 102013
Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m33 72013
Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m39 82013
Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m20 82013
Airports - with paved runways - total47 352013
Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m34 2 2013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m35 12013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total98 22013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m72 1 2013
Heliports9 312013
Merchant marine - total48 3502017
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers23 221 2015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers20 82015
Railways (km)82 1,597 km2014
Roadways - paved (km)49 42,078 km 2013
Roadways - total (km)86 42,520 km2013
Roadways - unpaved (km)132 442 km 2013




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Taiwan on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2018. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Taiwan contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Taiwan should be addressed to the CIA.







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