Economic Data

Here you will find the latest data and statistics about Germany's and Taiwan's economy.

GeneralTaiwanGermany
Area in km² 36,197357,176
Population in mil. (2018) 23.67 82,43
Population density (residents/km²) 669 236
Population growth (yoy, 2nd quarter 2017) 0.29%0.22%
General Indicators
GDP in bn. USD (2017)573.232,634
GDP per capita in USD (2017)24.33739,475
Economic growth rate (yoy, 2017)2.86%3.8%
Economic growth rate 2018 (projected) 2.42%2.3%
Average wage in USD/month (2017)1,380.67 4,567.13
Gross fixed investment in % of GDP (Jun. 2017)20.318.6
CPI inflation rate (2018 forecast)0.87%1.6%
Labor force
Working population in mil. (Sep. 2017)11.40144.543
Unemployment rate (Jan. 2018)3.68%3.6%
Foreign trade
Export in bn. USD (2017)317.3811,576.2
Import in bn. USD (2017)259.4991274.553
External debt in bn. USD (Jun. 2017)170.15,141.4
Foreign exchange reserve in bn. USD (Oct. 2017)447.8 38.3
Major Trade PartnersTaiwanGermany
Supplier countries        P.R. China, Japan, USA, South Korea, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, AustraliaNetherlands, P.R. China, France, USA, Italy, UK, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Russia
Customer countriesP.R. China, Hong Kong, USA, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, GermanyFrance, USA, UK, Netherlands, P.R. China, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland
Main export goodsMachineries and Electrical Equipment, Basic Metals an Articles thereof, Rubber, Plastics and Products thereof, Chemicals, Iron and Steel, Mineral Products, Refined Petroleum Products, Textile Products, Metal Products (Excl. Iron and Steel)Automobile, Machineries, Chemicals, Data Processing Equipment, Electronics, Metals and Articles thereof, Pharmaceuticals, Other Vehicles, Food & Fodder, Plastics and Articles thereof