Brief Introduction


I. Data in this chapter reflect the major social and economic development of the Taiwan, including land; population; employment; national accounts; industry; energy; construction; transportation and communications; external trade; public finance and banking; prices; education; health; housing; and social security.

II. Data in this chapter are mainly abstracted from the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, Yearbook of Statistics, which are tabulated and edited by the International Statistical Information Centre of the National Bureau of Statistics.

III. Detailed information and technical aspects are available in the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, Yearbook of Statistics and other thematic publications published by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics, Executive Yuan.