Hsinchu City

2023 Hsinchu City Voluntary Local Review
2023 Hsinchu City Voluntary Local Review

Hsinchu City

2023 Hsinchu City Voluntary Local Review

Insights of the Report

Hsinchu City has adopted five core values (Hospitality, Sustainability, Creativity, Intelligence and Partnership) as the foundation of city development, and promotes 10 major governance strategies (Good for the Elderly and Young People, Good for Schools in Hsinchu, Industry Innovation, Transportation Accessibility, Youth Vitality, Intelligent Governance, Livability and Sustainability, Peace of Mind in Health, Happiness and Friendliness, and Beauty of Hsinchu). Each of these strategies can be linked to the sustainable development goals so that the city can review the achievements of governance and the implementation of the sustainable development goals by 2030, and construct a comprehensive social, economic and environmentally oriented sustainable development strategy.

Issued: November 2023
Population
456,475 (Dec. 2023)
Area
104.1 ㎢ (Dec. 2023)
Population Density
4,385 per ㎢ (Dec. 2023)
Level of Government
Local (ex. city, town, village, etc)

City Profile

Hsinchu City is located in the northwest of Taiwan, surrounded by mountains on three sides and facing the Taiwan Strait to the west. Influenced by its terrain, it experiences strong northeasterly monsoons. Additionally, Hsinchu City is renowned as a hub for high technology, boasting numerous technology parks and research centers such as the Hsiangshan Industrial Park, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu Science Park, National Space Organization, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, National Center for High-Performance Computing, and Food Industry Research and Development Institute. These facilities attract numerous international enterprises and research institutions, contributing significantly to the advancement of technology in Taiwan and globally.

The Report and more

The VLR report is available here:
2023 Hsinchu City Voluntary Loc