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Special Data Dissemination Standard

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The Republic of China

Last update: Apr 3, 2022

Contact person(s)

Dept. of Household Registration

Department of Statistics of Ministry of the Interior, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Phone: 886-2-23565110,886-2-23565359

Fax: 886-2-23976861

Internet e-mail:

The Data: Coverage, Periodicity, and Timeliness
Coverage characteristics
5.1.1 Statistical presentation
  • Household:According to the household registration law, those who live together or operate a common business in the same household or the same premises under the same supervisor are one household, and the head of the household or supervisor is the head of the household; those living alone may be one household and the head of the household.
  • Population:refers to the total number of current residents with household registration.
  • Population increase rate:refers to the rate of increase in the current period of household registration of the current population of the current population compared with the previous period.
4.1.1 Periodicity


4.1.2 Timeliness

10 days

Access by the Public
Advance dissemination of release calendar
5.1.3 Advance release calendar

The dissemination dates of the figures are listed on the advance dissemination of release calendar website (

Access by the Public
Simultaneous release to all interested parties
5.1.4 Simultaneous release

The data are simultaneously posted on the following Website

Dissemination of terms and conditions under which official statistics are produced, including Confidentiality of individual responses
0.1.1 Responsibility for collecting, processing, and disseminating statistics

All statistics collected, compiled and published are governed by the Household Registration Act and the Rules of Statisticst for Household Registration and Population.

Identification of internal government access to data before release
1.2.2 Internal governmental access to statistics prior to release

The data are released simultaneously to all interested parties on the website of M.O.I.

Identification of ministerial commentary on the occasion of statistical releases
1.2.3 Attribution of statistical products

No ministerial commentary is released with these data.

Provision of information about revision and advance notice of major changes in methodology
4.3.1 Revision schedule

Approximately annual.

Dissemination of documentation on methodology and sources used in preparing statistics
5.2.1 Dissemination of documentation on concepts, scope, classifications, basis of recording, data sources, and statistical techniques

The electronic file is obtained by the household registration information system based on the household registration data from household registration offices, and household registration units at all levels notify the Dept. of Household Registration, M.O.I.; Dept. of Household Registration, M.O.I. will verify and check the file based on the notified information from municipal, county (city) government. The file will be transferred to the Statistics Division, M.O.I. for reviewing and releasing after being verified, and the Statistics Division, M.O.I. will transfer the data to M.O.I.‚s official statistics database.

Dissemination of that support statistical cross-checks and provide assurance of reasonableness
4.2.1 Internal consistency

Computerized operation with check mechanism to ensure the quality of data.