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    Vietnam People - 2006

    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/vietnam/vietnam_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      84,402,966 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 27% (male 11,826,457/female 10,983,069)
      15-64 years: 67.1% (male 28,055,941/female 28,614,553)
      65 years and over: 5.8% (male 1,924,562/female 2,998,384) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 25.9 years
      male: 24.8 years
      female: 27.1 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.02% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      16.86 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      6.22 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -0.42 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.64 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 25.14 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 25.54 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 24.72 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 70.85 years
      male: 68.05 years
      female: 73.85 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      1.91 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.4% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      220,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      9,000 (2003 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria, Japanese encephalitis, and plague are high risks in some locations
      animal contact disease: rabies
      water contact disease: leptospirosis
      note: at present, H5N1 avian influenza poses a minimal risk; during outbreaks among birds, rare cases could occur among US personnel who have close contact with infected birds or poultry (2005)

      Nationality:
      noun: Vietnamese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Vietnamese

      Ethnic groups:
      Kinh (Viet) 86.2%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.7%, Muong 1.5%, Khome 1.4%, Hoa 1.1%, Nun 1.1%, Hmong 1%, others 4.1% (1999 census)

      Religions:
      Buddhist 9.3%, Catholic 6.7%, Hoa Hao 1.5%, Cao Dai 1.1%, Protestant 0.5%, Muslim 0.1%, none 80.8% (1999 census)

      Languages:
      Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 90.3%
      male: 93.9%
      female: 86.9% (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding Vietnam on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Vietnam People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Vietnam People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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