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The migrant population who has set up for household registration has increased year by year, especially those from Hong Kong and Macau

  • Source:戶政司
  • Contact Person:倪惠芬
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Population is one of the basic elements of a country's composition and national development .Observation in the past 6 years shows that the number of foreigners coming to Taiwan has increased year by year, from 279,942 in 2015 to 338,490 in 2020. However,but from 2015 to 2019, the average number of  migrant population with household registration foreigners was 13,000, but it was only 4,000 in 2020. May be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, there are border contrds in many contries , and Taiwan also began to implement border controls in January of 2020.

According to the statistics of the foreign population with hunsehold registration, the number of people coming from Hong Kong and Macau to Taiwan to set up household registration has increased the fastest. From 2015 to 2020, the proportion showed an upward trend, from 2.21% to 3.65% year by year, an increase of 1.44%. It may be related to Hong Kong's strengthening of the enforcement of national security in recent years.