Population and censuses

Vietnam to enter "aged population phase" by 2036

Co-organised by the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA); the Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS) and Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd., the workshop discussed a lot of information about the middle-aged population group of 30 to 44-year olds. This is the ...

Project to help Vietnam produce quality population data for policy making, implementation

A project debuted on May 5 to support Vietnamese agencies in producing and utilising quality population data for the formulation and implementation of socio-economic development policies, strategies, and programmes.Project VNM10P04, which is also meant to help with the monitoring of the realisation of the Sustainable ...

Vietnam to open digital ecosystem for public services

Population data resource is one of the most important and valuable resources of a country as digital transformation is associated with all activities of the people.The national data sharing and integration platform built, managed and operated by the Ministry of Information and Communications is the ...

Old, new ID cards to be completely integrated

The old and new versions of citizens’ identification cards are set to be completely integrated this year, enabling the e-identification of all people.It is one of the targets of the project on developing the application of population database, e-identification, and e-authentication to serve the national ...

Spatial population and development data webpage launched

With the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the General Statistics Office (GSO) has developed a spatial population and development data webpage, at https://gis.gso.gov.vn, to utilise results of the 2019 Population and Housing Census.The webpage, the first of its kind in Vietnam, covers ...

Deputy PM signs decision on national database sharing

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently signed Decision No.1911/QD-TTg dated November 15, 2001 on the connection and sharing between the national database on population with national and specialised databases.The connection and sharing of citizens’ information among databases must ensure confidentiality, cyber security and ...

Vietnam’s economy to slow as population ages: WB report

Population aging could slow down Vietnam’s long-term growth in the 2020–2050 period by 0.9 percentage points compared with the last 15 years, a new World Bank (WB) report finds.According to the report Vietnam: Adapting to an Aging Society, jointly produced by the WB and the ...

UNFPA continues to help Vietnam improve civil registration, vital statistics

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam and Vital Strategies on August 9 signed an agreement for a second phase of work under the Data for Health Initiative, which is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to continue ...

Vietnam’s multidimensional poverty rate dropping

The multidimensional poverty rate in Vietnam reduced from 9.9 percent in 2016 to 4.5 percent in last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. The rate in rural areas is higher than that in urban areas, but ...

National population database centre makes debut

The national population database center and the system for making, granting, and managing citizen identity cards made debut on June 22, and they will officially come into operation on July 1.It is an important event helping affirm the efforts to promote digital transformation in the ...

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