Vietnam’s population quality has significantly improved during the past 10 years with improved education level and healthcare, especially maternal and child health, experts agreed at a conference held in Hanoi on December 26.
The number of young Vietnamese people aged from 16-30 is estimated at 23.3 million in 2018, accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s population, down 0.6 percent against the previous year.
Vietnam had a total population of over 96.2 million people as of April 1, 2019, with males accounting for 49.8 percent and females 50.2 percent, according to the population and housing census 2019 that was announced at a conference in Hanoi on December 19.
Ho Chi Minh City announced on April 1 that its average population growth rate during 2009-2019 is 2.15 percent per annum, which means the city has an addition of 170,000 people each year, equivalent to the population of a small district in the southern hub.
Hanoi’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.
PSNews – Under Decision No.772/ QĐ-TTg signed by the Prime Minister, Vietnam will conduct a general survey on population and residence on April 1, 2019.
PSNews – The Municipal Police of Can Tho on April 5 held a conference to deploy a plan to develop a national database on population.
Vietnam’s population is estimated to reach 94.7 million at the end of 2018, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP) under the Health Ministry.
Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30.
The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defence and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on November 29.
There are more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam accounting for 11% of its population. Caring for and promoting social security policies for the elderly are priorities in the Action Month for the Elderly from September 25 to October 31.
A massive influx of migrants from remote northern provinces to the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region has put intense pressure on the local population and has hindered socio-economic development.
PSNews- The Women's Union organization of the General Department of Logistics and Techniques (G.D 4) under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) held a workshop on prevention of smoking consequences; education of law on prevention of child violence and abuse; population and family planning work for women at units under the General Department of Logistics and Techniques.
Since taking office in 2016, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has helped drive an industry-wide discussion and led the effort to improve the quality of rice grown in Vietnam.