Population

Demographics

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Vietnam frets as birthrates go low in some localities

The average Vietnamese woman now bears 2.09 children, a figure sustained since 2006. In 1992, the figure was 3.74, Vice Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien said at a meeting on Thursday to commemorate the World Population Day. Vietnam’s annual population growth on average from ...

Le Nga

Vietnam's population hits 96 million

The Central Steering Committee for the Population and Housing Census published preliminary results from the 2019 census on July 11 in Hanoi.As at April 1, Vietnam’s population was more than 96.2 million people, with men accounting for 49.8 per cent and women 50.2 per cent. ...

Hà Nội’s population touches 2050 forecast

Hà Nội’s population had spiralled out of control with the capital’s total number of residents already exceeding the target set for 2030, according to a report by the National Assembly. The NA’s Committee on Judicial Affairs said in the report thatthe population was very likely ...

P. Thao

Rational strategies needed in response to ageing population: Deputy Minister

Sound strategies should be put in place in response to Vietnam’s ageing population, which has one of the fastest rates in the world, according to Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung.Keep reading ...

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