Viet Nam

Background Information

Region

East Asia & Pacific

World Bank income group

Lower middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

21% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

7,441,590 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

9,410,924 (UIS, 2020)

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18 (% of women aged 20-24)

11%

Source: UNSDG, 2014

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

31

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15

No data available

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months (% of married or in-union women 15-49)

93%

Source: DHS, 2002

Education Snapshot Back to Top

Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

5

Source: UIS, 2019

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure % GDP spent on education

Source: UIS, 2018

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

No data available

Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 97%

  • Male 96%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 86%

  • Male 81%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 60%

  • Male 50%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014


Out-of-school rate

Primary school
  • Female 2%

  • Male 1%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Lower secondary school
  • Female 7%

  • Male 7%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Upper secondary school
  • Female 24%

  • Male 30%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

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