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Vietnam - People (Facts)
Population: 85,262,356 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 26.3% (male 11,617,032/female 10,784,264)
15-64 years: 67.9% (male 28,711,464/female 29,205,498)
65 years and over: 5.8% (male 1,919,138/female 3,024,960) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.004% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 16.63 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 6.19 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: -0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.077 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.983 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.634 male(s)/female
total population: 0.982 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 24.37 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.76 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 23.94 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 71.07 years
male: 68.27 years
female: 74.08 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.89 children born/woman (2007 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: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified among birds in this country or surrounding region; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2007)
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 est.)


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