COUNTRY INFO


Socialist Republic of Vietnam
 
 
General Information
 
Vietnam is a long streched country along the eastern coast of the Indochinese Peninsula. Vietnam borders China in north, Laos and Cambodia in west. The nation is bordering the South China Sea in east, and the Gulf of Tonkin with the island of Hainan Dao (China) in north-east. The country shares maritime borders with Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand.
 
Capital : Hanoi
Government Type : Communist State
Land area : 310,070 sq km 
Official language : Vietnamese
Population : 93.6 million 
Currency : Dong
 
Economic Indicators
 
  2017 2018 2019
GDP (US‎$b) 220.4 241.3 260.3
GDP per capita (US$) 2,353.4 2,551.1 2,725.8
GDP PPP (Int’I $b) 648.7 710.3 769.9
GDP per capita PPP (Int’I $) 6,927.8 7,510.5 8,062.6
Real GDP growth (% change yoy) 6.8 7.1 6.5
Current account balance (US$b) 6.6 7.3 8.0
Current account balance (% GDP) 3.0 3.0 3.1
Inflation (% change yoy) 3.5 3.5 3.1
Unemployment (% labour force) 2.2 2.2 2.2
 
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