By the end of 2010, the total number of registered households in Taizhou was 5,046.5 thousand, increased by 1.3‰.Among them, 827.2 thousand people lived in downtown areas. The urban population accounted for 55.65%, increased by 4.65% than 2009. The number of new births in Taizhou was 46.3 thousand and the birth rate was 9.48‰. The number of deaths in Taizhou was 56 thousand and the death rate was 11.1‰. The natural growth rate of population was -1.92‰. The permanent households by the end of 2010 was 4,621.3 thousand.
There were 50 minorities in Taizhou and its population was over 10 thousand. The majority of them were Tujia, Miao and Hui minorities. The minority population accounted for 0.14% of the whole population in Taizhou.