Covid success reaped in job recovery, rising incomes: report

The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported a gradual quarter-on-quarter job recovery and a VND1 million ($43.69) increase in average monthly income in the first quarter.

However, there are still problems that need to be addressed, the report said. While more people were getting jobs, many of them were informal workers working in agriculture, forestry and aquaculture. The number of self-employed people had dropped and not returned to pre-pandemic levels, it said.

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Phan Anh