Population and censuses

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

IT applied in census on socio-economic status of 53 ethnic minorities

Unlike the first survey conducted in 2015, the second census on the socio-economic status of 53 ethnic minorities will thoroughly apply information technology in all stages. According to the GSO, the biggest difference of this survey is that it mainly uses information collection with the help ...

Hanoi’s forum discusses challenges and opportunities of ageing population

An inter-generational forum was held in Hanoi on September 30 on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons (October 1), showing a positive view of an ageing population in turning challenges into opportunities and to strengthen the understanding of the dynamics of an ...

Socio-economic situation of 53 ethnic minorities groups surveyed

A survey on the socio-economic situation of 53 ethnic minority groups of Vietnam will be launched on October 1, announced the General Statistics Office (GSO). The survey is designed to compile national targets and indicators on ethnic minority affairs, serving the making of policies on socio-economic development in ...

Vietnam actively joins in Global Compact for Migration - seminar

Vietnam has actively participated in the process of building, negotiating, and approving the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), as heard at a Hanoi seminar on August 20.With its active participation in building, negotiating, and approving the GCM, Ambassador Vu Viet Anh, ...

JICA, World Bank support Vietnam to meet aging population’s needs

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank have jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist Vietnam to develop new models of elderly care services. The programme was announced at a workshop on August 7 at a time when Vietnam’s population is ageing at ...

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