Vietnam Profile Essay

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VIETNAM PROFILE

OVERVIEW

Official name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Continent: Asia

Region: South East Asia

Form of Government: Socialist Communism

Capital: Hanoi

Largest city: Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon)

Official languages: Vietnamese

Official scripts: Vietnamese

Ethnic groups: 85.7% Kinh (Viet)

Religion: 80% none, 20% other religions

Anthem: Army March Anthem

Demonym: Vietnamese

Area
-Total 331,210 km2
-Water (%) 6.4
- RANKED 66

Population (2014 estimate) - 90,630,000[(13th) - Density 273.11/km2 (46th)

Currency Vietnam Dong (VND)

Human Development Index (2013) Steady 0.638
=> Medium · 121st

Gini (2008) 35.6 Medium
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INTRODUCTION

This report will analyze Vietnam in high details. It will be divided into 9 main sections, which are: OUTPUT & INCOME COUNTRY CLASSIFICATION INDUSTRY TRADE FINANCE GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK SOCIAL INDICATORS CULTURAL FACTOR
In each section, more specific features including the statistics of Vietnam will be provided.
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OUTPUT & INCOME

Gross Domestic Product (PPP) GDP measures national income and output for a given country 's economy. It is equal to the total expenditures for all final
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The above data attained by World Bank presents the GDP per capita in Vietnam that has reached 1077.91 US dollars in 2015. It is equivalent to 9 percent of the world 's average. GDP per capita in Vietnam averaged 562.33 USD from 1984 until 2014, reaching the highest of 1077.91 USD in 2015 in contrast to the lowest of 262.95 USD in 1984. Since the GDP per capita is obtained by dividing the country’s GDP, adjusted by inflation, by the total population, the rapid rise in the population would be an impact. Vietnam’s GDP Per Capita ranked 132 by World Bank in

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