Viet Nam

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 24,809,903
1960 32,670,623
1970 43,407,291
1980 54,372,518
1990 68,209,604
2000 80,285,563
2010 88,357,775
2020 98,156,617
2025 102,092,604
2050 112,783,209
2075 110,845,996
2100 105,076,217
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Capital Hanoi
Region South-eastern Asia
ISO code VN
Statistical agency General Statistical Office


Administrative units

coderegion
> province [tinh]
native nameadministrative center [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1999-04-01
census
population
2009-04-01
census
population
2015-07-01
estimate
R1Northern Midlands and MountainsTrung du và miền núi phía Bắc 95,274.710,048,19111,053,59011,803,700
02Ha GiangHà GiangHa Giang town [tx. Hà Giang]7,914.9602,525724,537802,000
04Cao BangCao BằngCao Bang town [tx. Cao Bằng]6,707.9490,335507,183522,400
06Bac KanBắc KạnBac Kan town [tx. Bắc Kạn]4,859.4275,165293,826313,100
08Tuyen QuangTuyên QuangTuyen Quang town [tx. Tuyên Quang]5,867.3676,174724,821760,300
10Lao CaiLào CaiLao Cai city [tp. Lào Cai]6,383.9594,364614,595674,500
15Yen BaiYên BáiYen Bai city [tp. Yên bái]6,886.3679,068740,397792,700
19Thai NguyenThái NguyênThai Nguyen city [tp. Thái Nguyên]3,536.41,045,9061,123,1161,190,600
20Lang SonLạng SơnLang Son town [tx. Lạng Sơn]8,320.8703,824732,515757,900
24Bac GiangBắc GiangBac Giang town [tx. Bắc Giang]3,849.71,492,8991,554,1311,640,900
25Phu ThoPhú ThọViet Tri city [tp. Việt Trì]3,533.31,261,5591,316,3891,369,700
11Dien BienĐiện BiênDien Bien Phu City [tp. Điện Biên]9,562.9 490,306547,800
12Lai Chau Lai ChâuPhong Tho town [tx. Phong Thổ]9,068.8587,582370,502425,100
14Son LaSơn LaSon La town [tx. Sơn La]14,174.4882,0771,076,0551,182,400
17Hoa BinhHoà BìnhHoa Binh town [tx. Hoà Bình]4,608.7756,713785,217824,300
R2Red River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Hồng 21,059.317,838,67619,584,28720,925,500
01Ha NoiTP. Hà NộiHanoi City [tp. Hà Nội]3,324.35,053,6046,451,9097,216,000
26Vinh PhucVĩnh PhúcVinh Yen town [tx. Vĩnh Phúc]1,238.61,092,040999,7861,054,500
27Bac NinhBắc NinhBac Ninh town [tx. Bắc Ninh]822.7942,1061,024,4721,154,700
22Quang NinhQuảng NinhHa Long city [tp. Hạ Long]6,102.41,004,8391,144,9881,211,300
30Hai DuongHải DươngHai Duong city [tp. Hải Dương]1,656.01,650,6241,705,0591,774,500
31Hai PhongTP. Hải PhòngHai Phong city [tp. Hải Phòng]1,527.41,672,4251,837,1731,963,300
33Hung YenHưng YênHung Yen town [tx. Hưng Yên]926.01,069,1581,127,9031,164,400
34Thai BinhThái BìnhThai Binh town [tx. Thái Bình]1,570.51,786,3821,781,8421,789,200
35Ha NamHà NamPhu Ly town [tx. Phủ Lý]860.5793,103784,045802,700
36Nam DinhNam ĐịnhNam Dinh city [tp. Nam Định]1,652.81,890,2401,828,1111,850,600
37Ninh BinhNinh BìnhNinh Binh town [tx. Ninh Bình]1,378.1884,155898,999944,400
R3North and South Central CoastBắc Trung Bộ và Duyên hải miền Trung 95,834.518,087,09718,835,15419,658,000
38Thanh HoaThanh HoáThanh Hoa city [tp. Thanh Hóa]11,130.53,467,3073,400,5953,514,200
40Nghe AnNghệ AnVinh city [tp. Vinh]16,492.72,858,7482,912,0413,063,900
42Ha TinhHà TĩnhHa Tinh town [tx. Hà Tĩnh]5,997.31,268,9681,227,0381,261,300
44Quang BinhQuảng BìnhDong Hoi town [tx. Ðồng Hới]8,065.3794,880844,893872,900
45Quang TriQuảng TrịDong Ha town [tx. Ðông Hà]4,739.8572,921598,324619,900
46Thua Thien - HueThừa Thiên - HuếHué City [tp. Huế]5,033.21,044,8751,087,4201,140,700
48Da NangTP. Đà NẵngDa Nang City [tp. Đà Nẵng]1,285.4684,846887,4351,028,800
49Quang NamQuảng NamTam Ky town [tx. Tam Kỳ]10,438.41,373,6871,422,3191,480,300
51Quang NgaiQuảng NgãiQuang Ngai town [tx. Quảng Ngãi]5,152.01,190,1441,216,7731,246,400
52Binh DinhBình ĐịnhQuy Nhon city [tp. Quy Nhơn]6,050.61,460,7271,486,4651,519,700
54Phu YenPhú YênTuy Hoa town [tx. Tuy Hòa]5,060.5787,282862,231893,400
56Khanh HoaKhánh HoàNha Trang City [tp. Nha Trang]5,217.71,031,3951,157,6041,205,300
58Ninh ThuanNinh ThuậnPhan Rang-Thap Cham town [tx. Phan Rang-Tháp Chàm]3,358.3504,997564,993595,900
60Binh ThuanBình ThuậnPhan Thiet city [tx. Phan Thiết]7,812.81,046,3201,167,0231,215,200
R4Central HighlandsTây Nguyên 54,641.14,059,9285,115,1355,607,900
62Kon TumKon TumKon Tum town [tx. Kon Tum]9,689.6314,216430,133495,900
64Gia LaiGia LaiPlei Ku city [tp. Pleiku]15,536.9966,9501,274,4121,397,400
66Dak LakĐắk LắkBuon Ma Thuot city [tp. Buôn Ma Thuột]13,125.41,780,7351,733,6241,853,700
67Dak NongĐắk NôngGia Nghia town [tx. Gia Nghĩa]6,515.6 489,392587,800
68Lam DongLâm ĐồngDa Lat city [tp. Đà Lạt]9,773.6998,0271,187,5741,273,100
R5SoutheastĐông Nam Bộ 23,590.810,158,60614,067,36116,127,800
70Binh PhuocBình PhướcDong Xoai town [tx. Ðồng Xoài]6,871.5653,926873,598944,400
72Tay NinhTây NinhTay Ninh town [tx. Tây Ninh]4,032.6967,0971,066,5131,111,500
74Binh DuongBình DươngThu Dau Mot town [tx. Thủ Dầu Một]2,694.4716,6611,481,5501,947,200
75Dong NaiĐồng NaiBien Hoa city [tp. Biên Hoà]5,907.21,990,6782,486,1542,905,800
77Ba Ria - Vung TauBà Rịa-Vũng TàuVung Tau city [tp. Vũng Tàu]1,989.5796,186996,6821,072,600
79Ho Chi Minh CityTP. Hồ Chí MinhHo Chi Minh City [tp. Hồ Chí Minh]2,095.65,034,0587,162,8648,146,300
R6Mekong River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Cửu Long 40,572.016,130,67517,191,47017,590,400
80Long AnLong AnTan An town [tx. Tân An]4,491.91,305,6871,436,0661,484,700
82Tien GiangTiền GiangMy Tho city [tp. Mỹ Tho]2,508.61,604,1651,672,2711,728,700
83Ben TreBến TreBen Tre town [tx. Bến Tre]2,359.51,298,9591,255,9461,263,700
84Tra VinhTrà VinhTra Vinh town [tx. Trà Vinh]2,341.2966,9491,003,0121,034,600
86Vinh LongVĩnh LongVinh Long town [tx. Vĩnh Long]1,520.21,010,5211,024,7071,045,000
87Dong ThapĐồng ThápSa Dec town [tx. Sa Ðéc]3,378.81,566,5711,666,4671,684,300
89An GiangAn GiangLong Xuyen city [tp. Long Xuyên]3,536.72,044,3762,142,7092,158,300
91Kien GiangKiên GiangRach Gia town [tx. Rạch Giá]6,348.51,497,6391,688,2481,761,000
92Can ThoCần ThơCan Tho city [tp. Cần Thơ]1,409.01,809,4441,188,4351,248,000
93Hau GiangHậu GiangVi Thanh Town [tx. Vị Thanh]1,602.4 757,300770,400
94Soc TrangSóc TrăngSoc Trang town [tx. Sóc Trăng]3,311.61,172,4041,292,8531,310,700
95Bac LieuBạc LiêuBac Lieu town [tx. Bạc Liêu]2,468.7735,130856,518882,000
96Ca MauCà MauCa Mau town [tx. Cà Mau]5,294.91,118,8301,206,9381,218,900
 total  330,972.476,327,90085,846,99791,713,300
source: General Statistical Office, Vietnam.
note: the regional division is unofficial, the provinces and 5 cities (Ha Noi, Dan Nang, Ho Chi Minh, Can Tho and Hai Phong) are the first level.
note: TP. = thanh pho [thành phố] = city; tx. = thị xã = town.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1999-04-01
census
population
2009-04-01
census
latitude /
longitude
Ho Chi Minh [Saigon]Hồ Chí Minh4,207,8255,968,38410.75/106.67
HanoiHà Nội1,523,9362,644,53621.01/105.80
HaiphongHải Phòng569,771846,19120.86/106.68
Can ThoCần Thơ245,364783,12210.03/105.78
Da NangĐà Nẵng543,637770,91116.07/108.22
Bien HoaBiên Hoà435,400652,646 
HueHuế233,768302,98316.47/107.60
Nha TrangNha Trang261,121292,69312.25/109.18
Vung TauVũng Tàu196,754282,41510.35/107.07
Qui NhonQuy Nhơn218,484255,46313.77/109.23
Long XuyenLong Xuyên191,456245,69910.38/105.42
VinhVinh163,759215,57718.67/105.67
Buon Ma ThuotBuôn Ma Thuột175,742211,89112.67/108.05
Rach GiaRạch Giá174,717210,78410.02/105.08
Ha Long (Hong Gai)Hạ Long159,231201,99020.95/107.08
Thai NguyenThái Nguyên154,274199,73221.59/105.84
Nam DinhNam Định160,421193,76820.42/106.17
Phan ThietPhan Thiết141,419189,619 
Thu Dau MotThủ Dầu Một..187,379 
Da LatĐà Lạt143,825184,75511.93/108.42
Hai DuongHải Dương111,686170,420 
Cam PhaCam Pha124,326168,19621.02/107.32
PleikuPleiku..162,051 
Phan RangPhan Rang..152,906 
Thanh HoaThanh Hoá130,081147,559 
Soc TrangSóc Trăng114,161136,018 
My ThoMỹ Tho104,620130,38110.38/106.38
Ca MauCà Mau102,887129,896 
Tuy HoaTuy Hòa..122,438 
Bac LieuBạc Liêu..109,529 
Thai BinhThái Bình..106,915 
Vinh LongVĩnh Long..103,067 
source: General Statistical Office, Vietnam.