Viet Nam

Census Results


1979-10-01 52,741,766
1989-04-01 64,375,762
1999-04-01 76,327,900
2009-04-01 85,846,997

General Information


Official name Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Official name [native] Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam «Vietnamese»
Capital Hanoi
Capital [native] Hà Nội «Vietnamese»
Region South-eastern Asia
ISO code VN
Statistical agency General Statistical Office

Name in Chinese 越南社会主义共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية فييت نام الاشتراكية
Name in Spanish la República Socialista de Viet Nam
Name in Russian Социалистическая Республика Вьетнам
Name in French la République socialiste du Viet Nam

Administrative units

coderegionnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1999-04-01
census
population
2009-04-01
census
population
2011
estimate
R1Northern Midlands and MountainsTrung du và miền núi phía Bắc 95,264.410,048,19111,053,59011,290,500
R2Red River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Hồng 21,068.117,838,67619,584,28719,999,300
R3North and South Central CoastBắc Trung Bộ và Duyên hải miền Trung 95,838.018,087,09718,835,15419,046,500
R4Central HighlandsTây Nguyên 54,641.04,059,9285,115,1355,282,000
R5SoutheastĐông Nam Bộ 23,597.910,158,60614,067,36114,890,800
R6Mekong River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Cửu Long 40,548.216,130,67517,191,47017,330,900
 total  330,957.676,327,90085,846,99787,840,000
source: General Statistical Office, Vietnam.
note: TP. = thanh pho [thành phố] = city; tx. = thị xã = town.

Expanded administrative units

coderegion
province [tinh]
native namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1999-04-01
census
population
2009-04-01
census
population
2011
estimate
R1Northern Midlands and MountainsTrung du và miền núi phía Bắc 95,264.410,048,19111,053,59011,290,500
02Ha GiangHà GiangHa Giang town [tx. Hà Giang]7,914.9602,525724,537746,300
04Cao BangCao BằngCao Bang town [tx. Cao Bằng]6,707.9490,335507,183515,000
06Bac KanBắc KạnBac Kan town [tx. Bắc Kạn]4,859.4275,165293,826298,700
08Tuyen QuangTuyên QuangTuyen Quang town [tx. Tuyên Quang]5,867.3676,174724,821730,800
10Lao CaiLào CaiLao Cai city [tp. Lào Cai]6,383.9594,364614,595637,500
11Dien BienĐiện BiênDien Bien Phu City [tp. Điện Biên]9,562.9 490,306512,300
12Lai Chau Lai ChâuPhong Tho town [tx. Phong Thổ]9,068.8587,582370,502391,200
14Son LaSơn LaSon La town [tx. Sơn La]14,174.4882,0771,076,0551,119,400
15Yen BaiYên BáiYen Bai city [tp. Yên bái]6,886.3679,068740,397758,600
17Hoa BinhHoà BìnhHoa Binh town [tx. Hoà Bình]4,608.7756,713785,217799,800
19Thai NguyenThái NguyênThai Nguyen city [tp. Thái Nguyên]3,531.71,045,9061,123,1161,139,400
20Lang SonLạng SơnLang Son town [tx. Lạng Sơn]8,320.8703,824732,515741,200
24Bac GiangBắc GiangBac Giang town [tx. Bắc Giang]3,844.01,492,8991,554,1311,574,300
25Phu ThoPhú ThọViet Tri city [tp. Việt Trì]3,533.41,261,5591,316,3891,326,000
R2Red River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Hồng 21,068.117,838,67619,584,28719,999,300
01Ha NoiTP. Hà NộiHanoi City [tp. Hà Nội]3,328.95,053,6046,451,9096,699,600
22Quang NinhQuảng NinhHa Long city [tp. Hạ Long]6,102.41,004,8391,144,9881,163,700
26Vinh PhucVĩnh PhúcVinh Yen town [tx. Vĩnh Phúc]1,236.51,092,040999,7861,014,600
27Bac NinhBắc NinhBac Ninh town [tx. Bắc Ninh]822.7942,1061,024,4721,060,300
30Hai DuongHải DươngHai Duong city [tp. Hải Dương]1,656.01,650,6241,705,0591,718,900
31Hai PhongTP. Hải PhòngHai Phong city [tp. Hải Phòng]1,523.41,672,4251,837,1731,878,500
33Hung YenHưng YênHung Yen town [tx. Hưng Yên]926.01,069,1581,127,9031,150,400
34Thai BinhThái BìnhThai Binh town [tx. Thái Bình]1,570.01,786,3821,781,8421,786,000
35Ha NamHà NamPhu Ly town [tx. Phủ Lý]860.5793,103784,045786,900
36Nam DinhNam ĐịnhNam Dinh city [tp. Nam Định]1,651.41,890,2401,828,1111,833,500
37Ninh BinhNinh BìnhNinh Binh town [tx. Ninh Bình]1,390.3884,155898,999906,900
R3North and South Central CoastBắc Trung Bộ và Duyên hải miền Trung 95,838.018,087,09718,835,15419,046,500
38Thanh HoaThanh HoáThanh Hoa city [tp. Thanh Hóa]11,131.93,467,3073,400,5953,412,600
40Nghe AnNghệ AnVinh city [tp. Vinh]16,493.72,858,7482,912,0412,942,900
42Ha TinhHà TĩnhHa Tinh town [tx. Hà Tĩnh]5,997.21,268,9681,227,0381,229,300
44Quang BinhQuảng BìnhDong Hoi town [tx. Ðồng Hới]8,065.3794,880844,893853,000
45Quang TriQuảng TrịDong Ha town [tx. Ðông Hà]4,739.8572,921598,324604,700
46Thua Thien - HueThừa Thiên - HuếHué City [tp. Huế]5,033.21,044,8751,087,4201,103,100
48Da NangTP. Đà NẵngDa Nang City [tp. Đà Nẵng]1,285.4684,846887,435951,700
49Quang NamQuảng namTam Ky town [tx. Tam Kỳ]10,438.41,373,6871,422,3191,435,000
51Quang NgaiQuảng NgãiQuang Ngai town [tx. Quảng Ngãi]5,153.01,190,1441,216,7731,221,600
52Binh DinhBình ĐịnhQuy Nhon city [tp. Quy Nhơn]6,050.61,460,7271,486,4651,497,300
54Phu YenPhú YênTuy Hoa town [tx. Tuy Hòa]5,060.6787,282862,231871,900
56Khanh HoaKhánh HoàNha Trang City [tp. Nha Trang]5,217.71,031,3951,157,6041,174,100
58Ninh ThuanNinh ThuậnPhan Rang-Thap Cham town [tx. Phan Rang-Tháp Chàm]3,358.3504,997564,993569,000
60Binh ThuanBình ThuậnPhan Thiet city [tx. Phan Thiết]7,812.91,046,3201,167,0231,180,300
R4Central HighlandsTây Nguyên 54,641.04,059,9285,115,1355,282,000
62Kon TumKon TumKon Tum town [tx. Kon Tum]9,689.6314,216430,133453,200
64Gia LaiGia LaiPlei Ku city [tp. Pleiku]15,536.9966,9501,274,4121,322,000
66Dak LakĐắk LắkBuon Ma Thuot city [tp. Buôn Ma Thuột]13,125.41,780,7351,733,6241,771,800
67Dak NongĐắk NôngGia Nghia town [tx. Gia Nghĩa]6,515.6 489,392516,300
68Lam DongLâm ĐồngDa Lat city [tp. Đà Lạt]9,773.5998,0271,187,5741,218,700
R5SoutheastĐông Nam Bộ 23,597.910,158,60614,067,36114,890,800
70Binh PhuocBình PhướcDong Xoai town [tx. Ðồng Xoài]6,871.5653,926873,598905,300
72Tay NinhTây NinhTay Ninh town [tx. Tây Ninh]4,039.7967,0971,066,5131,080,700
74Binh DuongBình DươngThu Dau Mot town [tx. Thủ Dầu Một]2,694.4716,6611,481,5501,691,400
75Dong NaiĐồng NaiBien Hoa city [tp. Biên Hoà]5,907.21,990,6782,486,1542,665,100
77Ba Ria - Vung TauBà Rịa-Vũng TàuVung Tau city [tp. Vũng Tàu]1,989.5796,186996,6821,027,200
79Ho Chi Minh CityTP. Hồ Chí MinhHo Chi Minh City [tp. Hồ Chí Minh]2,095.65,034,0587,162,8647,521,100
R6Mekong River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Cửu Long 40,548.216,130,67517,191,47017,330,900
80Long AnLong AnTan An town [tx. Tân An]4,492.41,305,6871,436,0661,449,600
82Tien GiangTiền GiangMy Tho city [tp. Mỹ Tho]2,508.31,604,1651,672,2711,682,600
83Ben TreBến TreBen Tre town [tx. Bến Tre]2,360.61,298,9591,255,9461,257,800
84Tra VinhTrà VinhTra Vinh town [tx. Trà Vinh]2,341.2966,9491,003,0121,012,600
86Vinh LongVĩnh LongVinh Long town [tx. Vĩnh Long]1,496.81,010,5211,024,7071,028,600
87Dong ThapĐồng ThápSa Dec town [tx. Sa Ðéc]3,377.01,566,5711,666,4671,673,200
89An GiangAn GiangLong Xuyen city [tp. Long Xuyên]3,536.72,044,3762,142,7092,151,000
91Kien GiangKiên GiangRach Gia town [tx. Rạch Giá]6,348.51,497,6391,688,2481,714,100
92Can ThoCần ThơCan Tho city [tp. Cần Thơ]1,409.01,809,4441,188,4351,200,300
93Hau GiangHậu GiangVi Thanh Town [tx. Vị Thanh]1,602.5 757,300769,200
94Soc TrangSóc TrăngSoc Trang town [tx. Sóc Trăng]3,311.61,172,4041,292,8531,303,700
95Bac LieuBạc LiêuBac Lieu town [tx. Bạc Liêu]2,468.7735,130856,518873,300
96Ca MauCà MauCa Mau town [tx. Cà Mau]5,294.91,118,8301,206,9381,214,900
 total  330,957.676,327,90085,846,99787,840,000
source: General Statistical Office, Vietnam.
note: TP. = thanh pho [thành phố] = city; tx. = thị xã = town.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1992-07-01
estimate
latitude /
longitude
Ho Chi MinhHồ Chí Minh3,015,74310.75/106.67
HanoiHà Nội1,073,76021.01/105.80
HaiphongHải Phòng783,13320.86/106.68
Da NangĐà Nẵng382,67416.07/108.22
Buon Ma ThuotBuôn Ma Thuột282,09512.67/108.05
Nha TrangNha Trang221,33112.25/109.18
HueHuế219,14916.47/107.60
Can ThoCần Thơ215,58710.03/105.78
Cam PhaCam Pha209,08621.02/107.32
Nam DinhNam Định171,69920.42/106.17
Qui NhonQuy Nhơn163,38513.77/109.23
Vung TauVũng Tàu145,14510.35/107.07
Rach GiaRạch Giá141,13210.02/105.08
Long XuyenLong Xuyên132,68110.38/105.42
Thai NguyenThái Nguyên127,64321.59/105.84
Ha Long (Hong Gai)Hạ Long127,48420.95/107.08
VinhVinh112,45518.67/105.67
My ThoMỹ Tho108,40410.38/106.38
Da LatĐà Lạt106,40911.93/108.42
source: United Nations Statistics Division.