Chiayi City · Population

Question: What is the population of Chiayi City? Answer: Chiayi City (嘉義市), Taiwan (capital: Jiayi) - last known population is ≈ 269 900 (year 2016). This was 1.154% of total Taiwan population. In this year, Chiayi City population density was 4496 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2016 (-0.12%/year), Chiayi City population in 2018 would be: 269 216*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1981-1991] +0.26 %/year
[1991-2001] +0.36 %/year
[2001-2011] +0.13 %/year
[2011-2016] -0.12 %/year


GPS coordinates: 23.4800751, 120.4491113

Chiayi City on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1981e, 1991e, 2001e, 2011e, 2016e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Statistics, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Ministry of the Interior. Republic of China (Taiwan)
Statistical Yearbook of Interior, 2015 Yearly Bulletin of Interior Statistics XLS, retrieved 2017-02-01
Statistical tables
Yearly population 1960-2007 XLS, retrieved 2017-02-01
Population for Township and District, 1981- xls
Population for Township and District, -2016 xls
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).