43 min

Taiwanese by the numbers Hearts in Taiwan

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Just how big is the worldwide Taiwanese community anyway? We look at the numbers past and present that make up Taiwan and its diaspora, and discuss why it’s hard to track and measure the Taiwanese diaspora. The numbers surprise us and also leave us with some mysteries.


Sources:
UN world population prospects for Taiwan
CIA World Factbook page on Taiwan
Wikipedia page on Austronesian peoples
Wikipedia page on Christianity in China
Taipei vs New Taipei City Quora answer
Wikipedia page on Overseas Taiwanese
Taiwan’s OCAC report of 1M Taiwanese emigrants to the US (as of 2010)
TACL summary of Census 2020 “Write in Taiwanese” campaign


Credits:
"Level Up" by Vienna Teng (Spotify)
Cover photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times


Connect:
instagram.com/heartsintaiwan
facebook.com/heartsintaiwan
heartsintaiwan.com/voicemail

Just how big is the worldwide Taiwanese community anyway? We look at the numbers past and present that make up Taiwan and its diaspora, and discuss why it’s hard to track and measure the Taiwanese diaspora. The numbers surprise us and also leave us with some mysteries.


Sources:
UN world population prospects for Taiwan
CIA World Factbook page on Taiwan
Wikipedia page on Austronesian peoples
Wikipedia page on Christianity in China
Taipei vs New Taipei City Quora answer
Wikipedia page on Overseas Taiwanese
Taiwan’s OCAC report of 1M Taiwanese emigrants to the US (as of 2010)
TACL summary of Census 2020 “Write in Taiwanese” campaign


Credits:
"Level Up" by Vienna Teng (Spotify)
Cover photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times


Connect:
instagram.com/heartsintaiwan
facebook.com/heartsintaiwan
heartsintaiwan.com/voicemail

43 min