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More Vietnamese choose to marry, have children at later ageicon
FEATURE31/12/20210

More Vietnamese choose to marry, have children at later age

Getting married at an older age, being 'afraid' of giving birth and expecting to have only one child are alarming facts in Vietnam, especially when the country’s aging is four times faster than that of other countries.

 
16 million Vietnamese may not have a pension by 2030icon

16 million Vietnamese may not have a pension by 2030

SOCIETY
05/07/2021

Many countries in Southeast Asia are facing the risk of an aging population. As a result, subsidies for the elderly will gradually become a burden on governments.

The generation with only one childicon

The generation with only one child

FEATURE
27/05/2021

Having only one child or no children has not become common in Vietnam, but it can be seen clearly in some provinces and regions.

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050icon

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050

SOCIETY
13/12/2019

Vietnam will become a “super-aging” country by 2050, however, the country is not prepared to adapt to the rapid pace of aging and provide good care for the growing elderly population, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.

Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging populationicon

Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population

SOCIETY
08/08/2019

JICA and WB on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.