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Publications: Population and Development


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Some key indicators from the 2014 Intercensal Population and Housing Survey

The 2014 Intercensal Population and Housing Survey, is a large sample  survey implemented in the middle of two Population and Housing Censuses. This survey aims to estimate population size up to district level and to collect information on fertility, mortality, migration, and other demographic characteristics of the population at provincial level. To provide information for managers, policy makers, researchers, and information users in a timely fashion, the General Statistics Office has issued the pocketbook named “Some key indicators”. This publication comprises the most important 50 indicators of the survey.
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Income security for older persons in Viet Nam: Social Pensions

Joint Policy Brief by UNFPA and ILO

Viet Nam's record on economic growth and poverty reduction over the last two decades has been remarkable. However, between 2010 and 2012, income increased for most age groups except for those between 65 and 80 years. This policy brief, a new publication between the UNFPA and ILO in Viet Nam, provides data on social pensions for older persons Viet Nam in recent years. It also provides recommendations to the Government of Viet Nam to improve the outcomes of social protection policies for old age.
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Conference proceeding on the workshop “Statistical Training in Universities: National and International Experiences and the Way Forward”

A workshop on “Statistical Training in Universities: national and international experiences and the way forward” was organized in Ha Noi on 13-14 November 2013 by the General Statistics Office (GSO) - Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with 150 participants from line ministries, universities, international development community and from some cities and provinces through-out the country. This workshop created substantial opportunities to facilitate more effective cooperation between international and national universities, and between the universities with the GSO and other statistics-related agencies to strengthen the quality of statistical capacity and human resource in Viet Nam.
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Ethnic groups in Viet Nam

An analysis of key indicators from the 2009 Viet Nam Population and Housing Census

The booklet analyses various indicators including age profiles, sex and marriage patterns; total fertility and mortality rates; levels of educational attainment and technical training, each by ethnicity withdrawing from publications generated from the 2009 Viet Nam Population and Housing Census, including the Completed Results, Major Findings1 and a series of the 2009 census monographs. Other indicators have been aggregated and calculated from the original data.
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Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and A Challenge

The report is the product of a collaboration of over twenty United Nations entities and major international organizations working in the area of population ageing. It analyses the current situation of older persons and reviews progress in policies and actions taken by governments and other stakeholders since the Second World Assembly on Ageing in implementing the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing to respond to the opportunities and challenges of an ageing world. It provides many inspiring examples of innovative programmes that successfully address ageing issues and the concerns of older persons.
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People with Disabilities in Viet Nam

Key findings from the 2009 Population and Housing Census

This booklet aims to provide a brief socio-economic profile of disability in Viet Nam based on the 15 per cent sample of the 2009 Viet Nam Population and Housing Census data. The specific objectives of this booklet are to (1) Provide a general picture of disability prevalence in Viet Nam; (2) Highlight the main demographic and socio-economic characteristics of PWD in comparison to that of persons without disabilities; (3) Provide disability-related policy implications.
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Factsheet on Ethnic Groups in Viet Nam

Evidence from the 2009 Census

This fact sheet presents key highlights of the current situation, trends and characteristics of the larger ethnic groups, based on the most recent population and housing census (2009). It also summarizes a selection of policy implications and includes recommendations for appropriate strategies and programmes to reduce disparity, vulnerability and improve the quality of life for people of ethnic origin.
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Factsheet on People with Disabilities in Viet Nam

Evidence from the 2009 Census

This factsheet presents key highlights of the current situation, trends and characteristics of people with disabilities in Viet Nam, based on the most recent Population and Housing Census (2009). It also summarizes policy implications and includes recommendations for appropriate strategies and programmes to reduce the vulnerability and improve the quality of life of people with disabilities in Viet Nam.
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Age-Sex structure and Marial Status of the Population in Viet Nam

Findings from the 2009 Population and Housing Census

The monograph “Age-sex structure and marital status of the population in Viet Nam” was developed using the data of the 15% sample survey which was included in the VNPHC 2009 in order to provide the readers with the most up-do-date information about Viet Nam’s age-sex structure and marital status.
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Fertility and Mortality in Viet Nam: Patterns, Trends and Differentials

Based mostly on data from the 2009 Population and Housing Census, this fact sheet presents key highlights of the current urbanization situation in Viet Nam. It also summarizes policy implications and includes recommendations for how Viet Nam can address the challenges posed by the country’s rapid urbanization.
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