Chiayi County · Population

Question: What is the population of Chiayi County? Answer: Chiayi County (嘉義縣), Taiwan (capital: Jiayi) - last known population is ≈ 515 300 (year 2016). This was 2.203% of total Taiwan population. In this year, Chiayi County population density was 270.7 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2016 (-0.86%/year), Chiayi County population in 2022 would be: 489 426*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1981-1991] -0.35 %/year
[1991-2001] +0.15 %/year
[2001-2011] -0.46 %/year
[2011-2016] -0.86 %/year


GPS coordinates: 23.4518428, 120.2554615

Chiayi County 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).