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Based on the analysis of the sample data of the 2009 Census on Population and Housing in Viet Nam – this factsheet presents key information on the age and sex structure in Viet Nam. It also analyzes some policy implications and includes recommendations on how Viet Nam can take advantage of the opportunities and overcome the constraints of its demographic dynamics in the country’s socio-economic and human development planning.

 

 

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This factsheet presents key highlights of the current situation, trends and characteristics of internal migration in Viet Nam, based on the most recent Population and Housing Census (2009). It also summarizes policy implications and includes recommendations for appropriate internal migration related policies in Viet Nam.

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This monograph titled “Sex Ratio at Birth in Viet Nam: New Evidence on Patterns, Trends and Differentials” uses the 15% sample data of the 2009 census and provides the most comprehensive and updated information to readers on the current trends of the SRB in Viet Nam. 

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The monograph “Migration and Urbanization in Vietnam: Patterns, Trends and Differentials” was developed using the data of the 15% sample survey which was included in the 2009 Census in order to provide readers with the most up-do-date information about Vietnam’s migration and urbanization situation

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As a result of sharp reductions in fertility and mortality as well as increased life expectancy at birth, the elderly population in Viet Nam is increasing rapidly in both absolute and relative numbers. The population projections by the General Statistics Office (GSO, 2010) show that the elderly population (persons aged 60 and over) as a percent of the total population will reach 10 percent in 2017, or the Vietnamese population will enter the so-called ”aging phase” from 2017 onward.  Similar to rapid population growth, rapid population aging creates various pressures on economic growth, as well as on the infrastructure and social protection services. This report aims to provide a comprehensive review and analysis of related issues, and provide tentative recommendations for policy responses to issues related to aging in the years to come.

 

 

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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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This factsheet presents key highlights of the current education and training situation in Viet Nam based on the 2009 Population and Housing Census and other relevant data. 

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The monograph “Education in Vietnam: An analysis of key indicators” was developed using data from the 15% sample survey which was included in the 2009 Population and Housing Census in order to provide readers with the most up-do-date information about the situation of education in Vietnam’s population.

 

 

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This report reflects the outcomes of the "Review of Reproductive Health policies for Ethnic Minority People" conducted by the Institute for Population and Social Affairs (National Economic University) between July 2008 and August 2009.

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Sex ratio imbalance at birth has affected several countries in the Asia and Pacific Region, including China, South Korea and India. Also Viet Nam has recently experienced an unusually rapid rise in the sex ratio at birth (SRB). The overall objective of this research is to provide evidence for policy dialogue, to develop new and refine the existing interventions and policy developments on son preference and sex ratio at birth.

 

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