Maybe it was just me but it was not common to see kids playing in the streets in the center of Taipei. Maybe the families with children set up house in suburbia. Anyway, it is the fact that the birth rate in Taiwan is very low. According to research by the World Bank, It was 1.13 in 2017. The rate was fourth-lowest in the world. If the trend continues, the Taiwanese people vanished from the globe in the future.
Walking around the market called Chenggong Market, I felt the presence of a kid for a change. A baby buggy was parked beside a shop and a baby was on it. It was rare to see kids in this market. All the shop clerks and all the shoppers were adults here. However, I had a feeling that the fresh air wafted around the baby. When I saw it, it looked back at me while eating a big candy.
December 6, 2019
RICOH GR III