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Taipei city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year1,1682017Ministry of Culture
Public libraries482016National Library of Public Information / National Central Library / Ministry of Education 
Other museums1242017Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government 
National museums7 2017Ministry of Culture
Major concert halls8 2017Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year1,0862017Ministry of CultureData includes Traditional Narrating and Singing Arts
Theatres1672017Ministry of Culture
% of public green space (parks and gardens)3.4%2017Parks and Street Lights Office, Taipei City
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites4192018Ministry of Culture
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year40,401 2017National Central Library
Number of dance performances per year1852017Ministry of Culture
Art galleries1982017Taiwan Art Gallery Association
Specialist private cultural HE establishments02017Department of Statistics/ Ministry of Education
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions3,7452017Department of Statistics, Ministry of Education
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities23,1052017Department of Statistics, Ministry of Education
Number of non-professional dance schools962017Community College, Taipei City / Cultural Statistics / Ministry of Education
Cinemas322016Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Ministry of Culture
Cinema screens2112016Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Ministry of Culture
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population7.92016Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development - Ministry of Culture
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year802017Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Ministry of Culture
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year7512017Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Ministry of Culture
Film festivals62016Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Bookshops441 2017Ministry of Finance
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population16.42017Ministry of Finance
Number of bars290 2017Ministry of Finance
Number of bars per 100,000 population11.02017Ministry of Finance
Number of restaurants8,2532017Ministry of Finance
Number of Michelin star restaurants202018Michelin Guide
Number of markets142017Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Festivals and celebrations732017Taipei City Government
Number of international students studying in the city16,4382017Department of Statistics, Ministry of Education
Number of video games arcades552017Ministry of Finance
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year49.8%2017Cultural Statistics; Ministry of CultureAge 15 & over 
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries20,970,5292016Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government / Cultural Statistics, Ministry of Culture
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions4,2232016Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Number of admissions at all theatres per year1,139,299 2016Ministry of CultureData concerns 11 national theatres under Ministry of Culture only
Number of cinema admissions per year16,414,4502016Department of Budget; Accounting and Statistics / Taipei City Government
Number of admissions at main film festival85,000 2017Ministry of Culture
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$141,984,835 2016Ministry of CultureBased on annual average exchange rate
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival3,500,0002018Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population130.4%2018Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Number of international tourists per year9,760,8002016Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population362.1%2016Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government
Geographical area size, sq. km272 2017The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics
Total population number2,683,2572017Department of Statistics, Ministry of the Interior
% of total national country population living in the city11.4%2017Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Working age population1,743,8462017Department of Statistics, Ministry of the Interior
Number of households1,050,7552017The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population1.82016National Library of Public Information / National Central Library / Ministry of Education 
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)13.32016National Library of Public Information / National Central Library /Ministry of Education 
Total number of museums1312017Ministry of Culture/ Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government
Specialist public cultural HE establishments22017Department of Statistics/ Ministry of Education
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population307.62017Ministry of Finance
Number of performing arts/dance rehearsal spaces442017Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government 
Community centres202017Ministry of Culture