The number of elementary and junior high school-aged children of non-Taiwanese spouses totaled 60,258 in the last academic year, 13,000 more than the previous year, according to tallies released by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics yesterday. In terms of nationalities, China, Hong Kong and Macau accounted for 35.2 percent of the non-Taiwanese parents, while Indonesians made up 23.6 percent, Vietnamese 18.1 percent, Filipinos 6.3 percent and Thais 4.7 percent.
Sat, Aug 05, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Foreigners have more kids
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