Published on: 27/12/2019

The 2019 Population and Housing Census was conducted at on 1 April 2019. This was the fifth Population and Housing Census in Viet Nam since the country's reunification in 1975. The 2019 Population and Housing Census collected basic information on population and housing throughout the territory of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to inform the country’s socio-economic development policies and to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals committed to by the Government of Viet Nam.

The 2019 Population and Housing Census collected basic information on the demographics of over 96.2 million people who were primary residents of nearly 26.9 million households in Viet Nam at 0:00 a.m. on 1 April 2019. To supplement information gathered on fertility, mortality, and migration, data on labor and employment and household living conditions was collected from the sample survey of 9% of households nationwide (approximately 8.2 million persons living in more than 2.3 million households). This video clip shows us some key indicators from the 2019 Census results.