Population and censuses

Climate change is triggering a migrant crisis in Vietnam

Crop failures, saltwater intrusion and flooding are a few of the factors threatening a looming migrant crisis in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, say researchers.Keep reading ...

Alex Chapman/Van Pham

VN to send 100,000 workers abroad annually

Vietnam plans each year to send 100,000 to 120,000 labourers to other countries by 2020, according to Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Japan likely to become top labour market of Vietnam in 2018

The Japanese labour export market is seen as the most successful employment market for Vietnamese guest workers as it offers diverse industries suitable for all working classes.Keep reading  ...

VOV Reporter

On Population Day, focus shifts to quality

Over the last 10 years, Việt Nam has been able to stabilise its population growth, and authorities have shifted their focus to population quality.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Rapidly aging population demands stronger safety net

Vietnam’s population is getting older, but not richer, Nguyen Van Tan, deputy director general of the General Office for Population and Family Planning talks to Nhan Dan Cuoi Tuan (The People’s Weekly) magazine about the issue.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Fifth national population and housing census scheduled for April 2019

The Prime Minister has issued Directive 44/CT-TTg on the organisation of the fifth national population and housing census in April, 2019. The census, to be launched at 0:00 hour on April 1, 2019, is conducted to assess the implementation of socio-economic development policies and plans in ...

VNA Reporter

Compulsory social insurance may drive foreign employees away from Vietnam

Vietnam’s labor ministry is seeking public opinion on a new rule that would require foreign workers to pay social insurance, the ministry recently said.Keep reading ...

Ngan Anh

Gender inequality in ethnic minority groups: survey

Gender inequality in ethnic minorities is seen in different fields, including economy, labour, education, training and healthcare. This was the result of the survey on the socio-economic situation of 53 ethnic minority groups in Việt Nam in 2015 from the gender perspective. The results were ...

VNS Reporter

Workforce growth turns modest

The local workforce has annually grown by less than 1% over the past five years due to population aging, according to a report by the Institute of Labor, Science and Social Affairs.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Aging population: Opportunities and challenges to APEC economies

Demographic changes and the rapidly-growing aging population are among the key contents on the APEC 2017 agenda.Keep reading ...

Anh Duc

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