Linkou District


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Taiwan as a nation is less than 3% Evangelical Christian, and we are focusing on an area called Linkou. Linkou has a population of 100,554 as of January 2016 and has the fastest growth rate among all districts in New Taipei City. 40% of Taiwan’s population live in Taipei City Metroplex which has a population of 8 million people. 70% of the population are between the ages of 15-64. Linkou is considered to be an up and coming tech area. Linkou is home to the Mitsui Outlet Mall which is a huge draw for commerce. Linkou also has 4 universities with close to 11,000 students, many of those being international.

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By 2020 Research shows that in Taiwan, Folk Religions will continue to grow and Christianity(includes Catholicism) is still less than 6%. Protestantism is less than 2.6%2 of the total 6%(see graph). Due to the presence of a strong and growing international community, Linkou could be a strategic district to reach other unreached nations. As well as reaching other unreached nations, Linkou, which is located in New Taipei City, is home to 40% of Taiwan’s population, therefore providing an opportunity to see a great movement of church planting not only in this metroplex but also throughout the island.