Training conference on the pilot use of CAPI in Viet Nam Household Living Standards Survey

In the morning, 25 May 2020, in Hanoi, the General Statistics Office (GSO) launched the training conference on the pilot use of CAPI in Viet Nam Household Living Standards Survey (VHLSS). (25/05/2020)

The 19th Meeting of ACSS Sub-Committee on Planning and Coordination (SCPC19)

Mr. Pham Quang Vinh, Deputy Director General of GSO delivered the opening remarks at the meeting On 15 May 2020, the 19th Meeting of ACSS (15/05/2020)

Online discussion on ASEAN sustainable development goals (SDG) indicators

On 13-14 May 2020, ASEAN Statistics Division (ASEANstats) held an online discussion between ASEANstats and the ASEAN Working Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (WGSDGI). (13/05/2020)


Result of the Vietnam household living standards survey 2018

This book consists of 2 parts: Overview of Living Standards of Viet Nam 2018 and Synthesized data on the Viet Nam Household Living Standards Survey 2018. (13/05/2020)

Socio-economic statistical Data of 63 provinces and cities

The book includes figures for 63 provinces/central cities and combined Socio-economic data of the country from 2015 to 2018. (12/05/2020)

Preliminary Exports and imports In 2020

Preliminary data tables of months in 2020. (06/05/2020)


Explanation of statistical indicators on health

Explaination of health establishment, patient bed, health staff, under-five-malnutrition rate by level of malnutrition and Number of people infected and died of HIV/AIDS. (30/06/2019)

Explanation of statistical indicators on education

Explanation of terminology, content and methodology of some statistical indicators on education. (30/06/2019)

Explanation of statistical indicators on forestry

Forests are identified and classified according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Circular No. 34/2009/TT-BNNPTNT dated June 10, 2009. (30/06/2019)


Vietnam’s GDP revision poses no change to short-term state budgetary strategy

The Ministry of Finance is using the current data for the 5-10 year national financial plans. (29/10/2019)

Since 2017, localities not to self-calculate GRDP

Assigning the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) direct compilation and publication of gross regional domestic product (GRDP) will avoid the situation that there is a difference of over 1.7 times between the sum of GRDP of 63 provinces and centrally-run cities and the national gross domestic product (GDP). (27/05/2019)

Overview of the Set of Sustainable Development Statistical Indicators of Vietnam

In order to provide "authentic and empirical evidence" for monitoring and assessing the implementation of sustainable development goals, on January 22, 2019, the Minister of Planning and Investment issued Circular No.03/2019/TT-BKHDT on stipulating the Set of Sustainable Development Statistical Indicators of Vietnam with 158 statistical indicators. (19/03/2019)



Press Room


Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General

Tổng cục trưởng - Nguyễn Bích Lâm

“Vietnam statistics:

Doctor in Economic Statistics, he leads all the activities of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

He is also member of:

  • National Steering Committee for Price and Management
  • National Council for Financial and Monetary Policy
  • National Steering Committee on Economic Restructuring and Growth Model Reform

Next releases

29/12/2019 Consumer price index, gold and USD price indexes in December 2019

29/12/2019 Industrial production Index in December 2019

29/12/2019 Social and economic situation in 2019