Women in 21 provinces and cities in Vietnam who have 2 children before the age of 35 will be rewarded with cash or in kind support, according to a circular issued recently by the Ministry of Health.
Authorities worry about seriously falling birth rate in HCM City
Alarmingly falling birth rate in HCM City worried authorities as falling birth rates in the city could spell disaster for economic growth and welfare systems.
Which provinces have the highest birth rate in Vietnam?
Vietnam currently has 33 provinces with high birth rates, including many economically developed localities.
Vietnamese urban areas see low birth rate
Vietnam has seen the disparity in the birth rate among localities with the falling rate reported in cities and urban areas.
Government programme encourages marriage before the age of 30
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a birth rate adjustment programme towards 2030 which encourages people to get married before the age of 30 and women to give birth to the second child before they get 35 years old.
Vietnam strives to maintain replacement fertility this year
Vietnam’s population and family planning work in 2019 faced difficulties, especially in communications due to decreased funding, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 9.
Over 4,000 children to be born in VN on New Year’s Day: UNICEF
An estimated 4,259 babies will be born in Vietnam on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today. Vietnamese babies will account for over one per cent of the estimated 392,078 babies to be born on New Year’s Day.
Discrimination against women leads to massive gender imbalance
Vietnam will have 4.3 million more men in the next 30 years due to an increasing gender imbalance.
Ho Chi Minh City birth rate hits all-time low
The number of babies being born in Ho Chi Minh City continues to fall to a low birth rate of 1.33 children per family.