Population and censuses

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 ...

Project helps increase effectiveness of population management

The implementation of a project on simplifying administrative procedures, citizenship papers, and databases related to population management during 2013-2020 (Project 896) has contributed to improving the efficiency of population management towards the building of a digital economy and society.The comment was made by Permanent Deputy ...

Vietnamese life expectancy up, but non-infectious disease cases rise

Although average life expectancy has increased, the number of cases of non-infectious disease among Vietnamese has risen, Dr Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến, head of the Department of Health Protection and Care of Central Officers, said.The average life expectancy of Vietnamese is 73.6 compared to 68.6 in 1999, according to the population ...

National database system on population to be launched on February 26

The Ministry of Public Security plans to put into operation the national database systems on population and production, and citizen identification issuance and management on February 26.The national population database system is designed to connect and to allow other information systems to exploit information through ...

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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 ...

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