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
2012-07-01
estimate
R1Northern Midlands and MountainsTrung du và miền núi phía Bắc 95,272.310,048,19111,053,59011,400,200
R2Red River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Hồng 21,050.917,838,67619,584,28720,236,700
R3North and South Central CoastBắc Trung Bộ và Duyên hải miền Trung 95,835.818,087,09718,835,15419,173,600
R4Central HighlandsTây Nguyên 54,641.04,059,9285,115,1355,379,600
R5SoutheastĐông Nam Bộ 23,598.010,158,60614,067,36115,192,300
R6Mekong River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Cửu Long 40,553.116,130,67517,191,47017,390,500
 total  330,951.176,327,90085,846,99788,772,900
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
2012-07-01
estimate
R1Northern Midlands and MountainsTrung du và miền núi phía Bắc 95,272.310,048,19111,053,59011,400,200
02Ha GiangHà GiangHa Giang town [tx. Hà Giang]7,914.9602,525724,537758,000
04Cao BangCao BằngCao Bang town [tx. Cao Bằng]6,707.9490,335507,183515,200
06Bac KanBắc KạnBac Kan town [tx. Bắc Kạn]4,859.4275,165293,826301,000
08Tuyen QuangTuyên QuangTuyen Quang town [tx. Tuyên Quang]5,867.3676,174724,821738,900
10Lao CaiLào CaiLao Cai city [tp. Lào Cai]6,383.9594,364614,595646,800
15Yen BaiYên BáiYen Bai city [tp. Yên bái]6,886.3679,068740,397764,400
19Thai NguyenThái NguyênThai Nguyen city [tp. Thái Nguyên]3,534.71,045,9061,123,1161,150,200
20Lang SonLạng SơnLang Son town [tx. Lạng Sơn]8,320.8703,824732,515744,100
24Bac GiangBắc GiangBac Giang town [tx. Bắc Giang]3,848.91,492,8991,554,1311,588,500
25Phu ThoPhú ThọViet Tri city [tp. Việt Trì]3,533.41,261,5591,316,3891,335,900
11Dien BienĐiện BiênDien Bien Phu City [tp. Điện Biên]9,562.9 490,306519,300
12Lai Chau Lai ChâuPhong Tho town [tx. Phong Thổ]9,068.8587,582370,502397,500
14Son LaSơn LaSon La town [tx. Sơn La]14,174.4882,0771,076,0551,134,300
17Hoa BinhHoà BìnhHoa Binh town [tx. Hoà Bình]4,608.7756,713785,217806,100
R2Red River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Hồng 21,050.917,838,67619,584,28720,236,700
01Ha NoiTP. Hà NộiHanoi City [tp. Hà Nội]3,323.65,053,6046,451,9096,844,100
26Vinh PhucVĩnh PhúcVinh Yen town [tx. Vĩnh Phúc]1,236.51,092,040999,7861,020,600
27Bac NinhBắc NinhBac Ninh town [tx. Bắc Ninh]822.7942,1061,024,4721,079,900
22Quang NinhQuảng NinhHa Long city [tp. Hạ Long]6,102.31,004,8391,144,9881,177,200
30Hai DuongHải DươngHai Duong city [tp. Hải Dương]1,656.01,650,6241,705,0591,735,100
31Hai PhongTP. Hải PhòngHai Phong city [tp. Hải Phòng]1,523.91,672,4251,837,1731,904,100
33Hung YenHưng YênHung Yen town [tx. Hưng Yên]926.01,069,1581,127,9031,145,600
34Thai BinhThái BìnhThai Binh town [tx. Thái Bình]1,570.01,786,3821,781,8421,787,300
35Ha NamHà NamPhu Ly town [tx. Phủ Lý]860.5793,103784,045790,000
36Nam DinhNam ĐịnhNam Dinh city [tp. Nam Định]1,652.61,890,2401,828,1111,836,900
37Ninh BinhNinh BìnhNinh Binh town [tx. Ninh Bình]1,376.7884,155898,999915,900
R3North and South Central CoastBắc Trung Bộ và Duyên hải miền Trung 95,835.818,087,09718,835,15419,173,600
38Thanh HoaThanh HoáThanh Hoa city [tp. Thanh Hóa]11,132.23,467,3073,400,5953,426,600
40Nghe AnNghệ AnVinh city [tp. Vinh]16,490.92,858,7482,912,0412,952,000
42Ha TinhHà TĩnhHa Tinh town [tx. Hà Tĩnh]5,997.81,268,9681,227,0381,230,500
44Quang BinhQuảng BìnhDong Hoi town [tx. Ðồng Hới]8,065.3794,880844,893857,900
45Quang TriQuảng TrịDong Ha town [tx. Ðông Hà]4,739.8572,921598,324608,100
46Thua Thien - HueThừa Thiên - HuếHué City [tp. Huế]5,033.21,044,8751,087,4201,114,500
48Da NangTP. Đà NẵngDa Nang City [tp. Đà Nẵng]1,285.4684,846887,435973,800
49Quang NamQuảng NamTam Ky town [tx. Tam Kỳ]10,438.41,373,6871,422,3191,450,100
51Quang NgaiQuảng NgãiQuang Ngai town [tx. Quảng Ngãi]5,153.01,190,1441,216,7731,227,900
52Binh DinhBình ĐịnhQuy Nhon city [tp. Quy Nhơn]6,050.61,460,7271,486,4651,501,800
54Phu YenPhú YênTuy Hoa town [tx. Tuy Hòa]5,060.6787,282862,231877,200
56Khanh HoaKhánh HoàNha Trang City [tp. Nha Trang]5,217.71,031,3951,157,6041,183,000
58Ninh ThuanNinh ThuậnPhan Rang-Thap Cham town [tx. Phan Rang-Tháp Chàm]3,358.3504,997564,993576,700
60Binh ThuanBình ThuậnPhan Thiet city [tx. Phan Thiết]7,812.81,046,3201,167,0231,193,500
R4Central HighlandsTây Nguyên 54,641.04,059,9285,115,1355,379,600
62Kon TumKon TumKon Tum town [tx. Kon Tum]9,689.6314,216430,133462,400
64Gia LaiGia LaiPlei Ku city [tp. Pleiku]15,536.9966,9501,274,4121,342,700
66Dak LakĐắk LắkBuon Ma Thuot city [tp. Buôn Ma Thuột]13,125.41,780,7351,733,6241,796,700
67Dak NongĐắk NôngGia Nghia town [tx. Gia Nghĩa]6,515.6 489,392543,200
68Lam DongLâm ĐồngDa Lat city [tp. Đà Lạt]9,773.5998,0271,187,5741,234,600
R5SoutheastĐông Nam Bộ 23,598.010,158,60614,067,36115,192,300
70Binh PhuocBình PhướcDong Xoai town [tx. Ðồng Xoài]6,871.5653,926873,598912,700
72Tay NinhTây NinhTay Ninh town [tx. Tây Ninh]4,039.7967,0971,066,5131,089,900
74Binh DuongBình DươngThu Dau Mot town [tx. Thủ Dầu Một]2,694.4716,6611,481,5501,748,000
75Dong NaiĐồng NaiBien Hoa city [tp. Biên Hoà]5,907.21,990,6782,486,1542,720,800
77Ba Ria - Vung TauBà Rịa-Vũng TàuVung Tau city [tp. Vũng Tàu]1,989.5796,186996,6821,039,200
79Ho Chi Minh CityTP. Hồ Chí MinhHo Chi Minh City [tp. Hồ Chí Minh]2,095.65,034,0587,162,8647,681,700
R6Mekong River DeltaĐồng bằng sông Cửu Long 40,553.116,130,67517,191,47017,390,500
80Long AnLong AnTan An town [tx. Tân An]4,492.41,305,6871,436,0661,458,200
82Tien GiangTiền GiangMy Tho city [tp. Mỹ Tho]2,508.31,604,1651,672,2711,692,500
83Ben TreBến TreBen Tre town [tx. Bến Tre]2,357.71,298,9591,255,9461,258,500
84Tra VinhTrà VinhTra Vinh town [tx. Trà Vinh]2,341.2966,9491,003,0121,015,300
86Vinh LongVĩnh LongVinh Long town [tx. Vĩnh Long]1,504.91,010,5211,024,7071,033,600
87Dong ThapĐồng ThápSa Dec town [tx. Sa Ðéc]3,377.01,566,5711,666,4671,676,300
89An GiangAn GiangLong Xuyen city [tp. Long Xuyên]3,536.72,044,3762,142,7092,153,700
91Kien GiangKiên GiangRach Gia town [tx. Rạch Giá]6,348.51,497,6391,688,2481,726,200
92Can ThoCần ThơCan Tho city [tp. Cần Thơ]1,409.01,809,4441,188,4351,214,100
93Hau GiangHậu GiangVi Thanh Town [tx. Vị Thanh]1,602.5 757,300769,700
94Soc TrangSóc TrăngSoc Trang town [tx. Sóc Trăng]3,311.61,172,4041,292,8531,301,900
95Bac LieuBạc LiêuBac Lieu town [tx. Bạc Liêu]2,468.7735,130856,518873,400
96Ca MauCà MauCa Mau town [tx. Cà Mau]5,294.91,118,8301,206,9381,217,100
 total  330,951.176,327,90085,846,99788,772,900
source: General Statistical Office, Vietnam.
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.