Population and censuses

Population faces new challenges

The population sector of the nation are facing new challenges in terms of significant disparities in fertility among regions, imbalances in the sex ratio at birth, ineffective exploitation of the advantages of the golden population, and a lack of synchronous solutions.This was the content shared ...

Vietnam to increase retirement age gradually from 2021

Vietnam will gradually increase the retirement age to 60 years for women and 62 for men starting next year. The government has issued a decree that contains a timeline for raising the retirement age by 2035 from 55 years for women and 60 for men. ...

Hoang Phuong

Vietnam likely to become super-aging country by 2050: deputy minister

Vietnam entered an “aging phase” in 2011 and remains among the most rapidly aging countries in the world and, as such, might become a super-aging country by 2050, stated Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong.Naomi Kitahara, head of the United Nations Population Fund in ...

Vietnam promotes reproductive health care for adolescents, youths

Providing young people with knowledge about sexual and reproductive health combined with life skills education is a necessary and urgent issue, a top health official has said. Many Vietnamese youths have limited knowledge of sexual intercourse or pregnancy, Nguyen Duc Vinh, director of the Department ...

Vietnam among top countries of sex ratio imbalance at birth

As Vietnam is listed among three countries with the highest rate of sex ratio imbalance at birth, local authorities are making efforts to raise public awareness and tighten regulations to shorten the gap.According to the latest report on the world’s population conducted by United Nations ...

Vietnam population might peak 10 years earlier than UN forecast: Lancet study

Vietnam’s population might peak at 107.25 million in 2044, a decade earlier than forecast by the U.N. last year, according to a recent study.The study, published on medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday, forecasts population scenarios from 2018 to 2100 for 195 countries and territories ...

Phan Anh

More than 20 localities have low birth rate: MoH

Vietnam’s economic engine HCM City has the lowest fertility rate in the country of 1.53, according to the Ministry of Health’s latest report in June.A total 21 provinces and cities have low to very low fertility rates, mostly in the Mekong Delta, southeast and central coastal ...

Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance in July

The Government has issued e-visa to citizens from 80 countries since July 1 this year, according to its latest Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP.  Visitors with e-visas can enter Viet Nam at eight international airports, or arrive via land at 16 international border gates and via sea ...

Quang Minh

Programme approved to help protect ethnic minorities in 2021-2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a programme on the protection and development of ethnic minorities in 2021-2030. All population officers, health workers, and prestigious people in ethnic minority communities will be provided with knowledge about population – family planning, and reproductive health care by 2030.Keep ...

2019 Population and Housing Census’ data important for all sectors’ planning: Deputy PM

Data collected from the 2019 Vietnam Population and Housing Census is vital for all sectors and localities to survey and map out development plans, thereby serving national sustainable development towards leaving absolutely no one behind. The statement was made by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue ...

Trung Hung

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