Viet Nam’s rapid population ageing continues and is expected to accelerate in the future. In recent decades, Viet Nam has made exceptional advances in population health. Mortality and fertility rates have plummeted and life expectancy at birth rose to 70.6 years for men and 76.0 for women in 2014. Together, these trends have led to a greater fraction of the total population comprised by seniors (60 years and above). While in 1990 seniors made up 7.2 per cent of the population, they accounted for 10 per cent in 2011, which marked the country’s entrance into its socalled “ageing phase”.Full review
The study was undertaken by the Viet Nam Institute for Development Strategies (VIDS), the Ministry of Planning and nvestment (MPI) as part of the UNFPA-funded project “Support for the Implementation of the Viet Nam Statistical Development Strategy, 2011- 2020 and Utilisation of Population Information in Development Planning and Programming” for the MPI for the period of 2012-2016.
The publication includes 16 detail tabulations, presents the most major results of the 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census by administrative levels.Full review
In 2013, the UNFPA, in partnership with GSO and MOLISA, commissioned a secondary analysis of data from the National Study on Domestic Violence, which was conducted by GSO in 2010. This report should be seen as a supplement, or 'Part 2', of the report "Keeping silent is dying" - Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam. The study intends to shed some more light on the reasons why in the same cultural context, some women experience more violence by their husbands than do others. This understanding should help the government design more effective interventions and develop necessary policies to address VAW in a more comprehensive manner.Full review
The information in this booklet is based on analysis conducted by Dr. Christophe Z. Guilmoto, a demographer with substantive experience in Sex Ratio at Birth imbalance, to share key preliminary findings based on the 2014 Inter-Census Population Survey's data.
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.
This discussion paper was commissioned by the UN in 2013 as a review of issues relating to GBV internationally and in Viet Nam.Full review
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.Full review