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Want your accompany, the change of birth order ratio

  • Source:戶政司
  • Contact Person:倪惠芬
  • Contact Information:02-2356-5359

The number of newborns in Taiwan was about 320,000 in 1991, and continues to decrease and reaches 160,000 in 2020. Comparing the birth order ratio of newborns between 1969 to 2020, it can be found that those who belong to the rate of 1st child increased from 42.1% in 1991 to 51.5% in 2020, increased 9.4%; the 2nd child accounted about 36.5%; 3rd child’s rate dropped from 16.6% to 9.2%, decreased 7.4%, and its decline was concentrated between. 1996 to 2006;those who belonged to the 4th and more child fell from 4.7% to 2.8%, decreased 1.9%; In summary, those who belong to the rate of 1st child exceeded half of the newborns now. It shows the number of people who are willing to give birth to the 3rd child has reduced obviously.