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Senior citizens need training, employment support amid aging population

There will be tens of millions of elderly people with desires for entrepreneurship, vocational training, and employment opportunities in the next decade, offering both significant challenges for society and an important workforce contributing to the country’s economic growth.In 2023, Vietnam has more than 16 million ...

Caring for senior citizens as population ages

According to the General Statistics Office (GSO), Vietnamese people aged 60 and above will account for about 20 per cent of the total population by 2038. At the current rate of population ageing, Việt Nam is expected to be among the 10 fastest-aging countries globally, ...

The aging problem in VN: the pressures of the 'sandwich generation’

The forecast of the General Statistics Office (GSO) for 2019-2069 and the measurement of the United Nations show that in 13 years, or by 2036, Vietnam will end its aging period and begin its old population period, which means there will be one person aged ...

Vo Thu

Vietnam to enter "aged population phase" by 2036

Co-organised by the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA); the Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS) and Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd., the workshop discussed a lot of information about the middle-aged population group of 30 to 44-year olds. This is the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Aging population prompts Vietnam to look at raising retirement levels

Vietnam is looking at two options to raise the retirement age for both men and women as part of changes to the country’s social insurance policies.Keep reading ...

Hoang Thuy

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