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Demography of Vietnam

Located in the Southeastern Asia, Vietnam is slightly larger than New Mexico. According to the demography of Vietnam this country covers 329,560 sq km area of which 325,360 sq km are land and 4,200 sq km are occupied by water bodies.
The land boundaries of this country are 4,639 km and the coastline are 3,444 km. The highest point is 3,144 m Fan Si Pan and the lowest point is 0 m South China Sea.

Demography of Vietnam shows that the population of Vietnam is 85,262,356. The population is constituted of many ethnic groups such as Hoa 1.1%, Kinh (Viet) 86.2%, Khome 1.4%, Thai 1.7%, Nun 1.1%, Muong 1.5%, Hmong 1%, Tay 1.9% and others 4.1%. The age structure of the population can be divided into three parts such as 0-14 years: 26.3%; 15-64 years: 67.9% and 65 years and over: 5.8%.

Vietnam demography reveals that the birth rate of Vietnam is 16.63 births/1,000 population and death rate is 6.19 deaths/1,000 population. The total fertility rate is 1.98 children born/woman. The life expectancy rate of total population is 71.07 years. For male it is 68.27 years and for female it is 74.08 years. The total infant mortality rate is 42.37 deaths/1,000 live births.

According to Vietnam Demography the sex ratio of the country is at birth: 1.07 male/female, under 15 years: 1.077 male/female, 15-64 years: 0.983 male/female, 65 years and over: 0.634 male/female and total population: 0.982 male/female. 90.3% of the population are literate.


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