Written by Wen Shan Yang. In 2010 Taiwan’s total fertility rate (TFR, the number of children who would be born per woman during her life time using an estimation based on the current year) of 0.89 was so low that it became a member of a dubious club: the lowest-low fertility countries in the world club. According to this estimate, a woman in Taiwan will have borne less than one child after passing her child-bearing age of 49.
Written by Marcus Roberts. Once our three children are in bed (a process that can take some time, much to my frustration) I often relax
Written by Stephanie Yu-Ching Chen. Taiwan has an ageing population. The total proportion of elderly people exceeded 14% in March 2018. Among Taiwan’s 25 counties and
Written by Hsiu-Mei Tsai. According to a WHO report, population ageing is poised to become one of the most important social transformations of the twenty-first