Basic Information

01 Jan 2017

By: B&Company Vietnam


Comments: No Comments.

Last Updated:17th Jan 2017


NationSocial Republic of Vietnam
CapitalHanoi ( 7.25 million)
Independence daySeptember 2nd  1945
PoliticsOne-party state
ArmyVietnam’s People Army
CurrencyVietnam Dong


LocationSoutheast Asia
Provinces5 municipalities and 58 provinces
Area330966.9 km2
ClimateTropical and Monsoon
Time zoneGMT+7


Population (2016 Feb)94.1 million rank 14 in world and 8 in Asia
Density305 people/km2
Urban population32.2 million (33.6%)
Average age30.8
LanguagesVietnamese, Minorities’ languages
Main languageVietnamese
Ethnicity54 Ethnic groups (87% total)
Life expectancy at birth73
ReligionBuddhism, Cathlicism, Cao Dai
HDI (2014)0.666


GDP (nominal, 2016)4,502,700 billion
Per capita48.6 billion (2,215 USD)
GDP growth rate (2016)6.21%
CPI growth rate (2016 Dec)4.74%
Unemployment rate (2016 Jun)2.06%
Exchange rate ( 2017 Jan)1 USD=22,620 VND
1JPY=193.21 VND

Data Source:General Statistics Office

The information and statements contained herein, including any expression of opinion, are based upon sources believed to be reliable but their accuracy, completeness or correctness is not guaranteed. B&Company Vietnam accepts no liabilities whatsoever for any direct or consequential loss arising from any use of this document or its contents.
Share this article!