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International Rankings of Taiwan - 2019

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2019


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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
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants25242017
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total26 5,713,5682017
Internet users - percent of population (%)28 88%July 2016
Internet users - total33 20.601 millionJuly 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants9 582017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions16 13,565,0642017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants43 1222017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions43 28,777,4082017
Economy
Budget - expenditures3592.03 billion2017
Budget - revenues35 91.62 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)31 -0.1%17
Central bank discount rate (%)60 1.38%31 December 2016
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)154 2.63%31 December 2017
Current account balance6 $82.88 billion2017
Debt - external39 $181.9 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index84 33.62014
Exports16 $349.8 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)34 65.2%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)91 14.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)138 53%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)116 -52.6%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)83 20.5%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)58 -0.2%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)131 1.8%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)38 36%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)92 62.1%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)28 $50,5002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)49 2.9%2017
GDP - official exchange rate23 $572.6 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity23 $1.189 trillion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)17 34.9% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)16 40.3%2010
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)8 6.4%2010
Imports19 $269 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)51 3.9%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)78 1.1%2017
Labor force52 11.78 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)114 4.9%2016
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)11 35.9%2016
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)82 59.2%2016
Market value of publicly traded shares14 $851.2 billion31 December 2016
Population below poverty line (%)139 1.5%2012
Public debt (% of GPD)130 35.7% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold6 $456.7 billion31 December 2017
Stock of broad money12 $560.9 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad23 $332.4 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home52 $78.3 billion31 December 2017
Stock of domestic credit19 $880.8 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money12 $560.9 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues142 16%17
Unemployment rate (%)110 3.8%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy22348.8 million Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports81 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - imports13 846,400 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production88 196 bbl/day2017
Crude Oil - proved reserves86 2.38 million bbl1 January 2018
Electricity – consumption (kWh)17 237.4 billion kWh2016
Electricity – exports (kWh)95 0 kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels21 79% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants65 4% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels12 11% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources37 6% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity – imports (kWh)118 0 kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity23 49.52 million kW2016
Electricity – production (kWh)19 246.1 billion kWh2016
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)14 10082.412016
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)35 22.45 billion cu m2017
Natural gas – exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – imports (cu m)16 22.14 billion cu m2017
Natural gas – production (cu m)73 237.9 million cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)81 6.229 billion cu m1 January 2018
Refined petroleum products - consumption23 962,400 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports27 349,600 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports21 418,300 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production22 924,000 bbl/day2015
Geography
Land Area - sq km13532,260 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km139 35,980 sq kmNA
Water Area - sq km17 3,720 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)69 1,566.3 kmNA
Elevation - elevation extremes32 0 mNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)22 1,150 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)61 3,820 sq km2012
Land use - agricultural land (%)137 22.7%2011
Land use - arable land (%)62 16.9%2011
Land use – other (%)22 77.3%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)42 5.8%2011
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone1 200NA
Maritime claims - territorial sea3 12NA
Population Density - Persons per sq km16 729.88July 2018
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)21812.68%18
Age structure 15-24 years (%)156 12.52%18
Age structure 25-54 years (%)22 46.08%18
Age structure 55-64 years (%)16 14.36%18
Age structure 65 years and over (%)59 14.36%18
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)150 8.2 births/1,000 population2018
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)45 7.6 deaths/1,000 population2018
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)49 16.62015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio101 62015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)160 35.22015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)167 18.62015
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)142 3.9 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)144 4.7 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)154 4.3 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)20 83.7 years2018
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)35 77.2 years2018
Life expectancy at birth - total population24 80.4 years2018
Literacy – female (%)21 97.3%2014
Literacy – male (%)4 99.7%2014
Literacy - total population14 98.5%2014
Median age – female (years)37 42 years2018
Median age – male (years)26 40.5 years2018
Median age – total (years)31 41.3 years2018
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)45 0.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Population55 23,545,963July 2018
Population growth rate (%)148 0.15%2018
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)/female2017
Suffrage2 20 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)146 1.13 children born/woman2018
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)121 0.8% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)52 78.2% of total population2018
Transportation
Airports86372013
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 22013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m33 12013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total98 22013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m72 12013
Heliports9 312013
Merchant marine - total46 350pan style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world: 49

National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers24 2212015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers21 82015
Railways - narrow gauge30 1,118.1 km2018
Railways - standard gauge54 345 km2018
Railways (km)81 1,613 kmNA
Roadways - paved (km)38 42,969 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)61 43,365 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)83 396 kmNA




*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 2019. 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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