Vietnam population is equivalent to 1.25% of the total world population. Vietnam ranks number 15 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population. The population density in Vietnam is 314 per Km2 (813 people per mi2).
The economy of Vietnam is a developing mixed socialist-oriented market economy, which is the 36th-largest in the world as measured by nominal gross domestic product (GDP) and 26th-largest in the world as measured by purchasing power parity (PPP) in 2022.
Countries with more than 100 million people
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has been listed among the world's top 30 powerful countries in 2022 by US News & World Report.
Vietnam is a country in the west of the South China Sea. The land has a total area of 331,230 km² (127,889 mi²) and a total coastline of 3,444 km (2,140.0 mi). This land area is approximately 82% of the area of California. Vietnam is thus the 18th biggest country in Asia and in terms of area ranked 67th worldwide.
Economy. Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $8,200 as of 2020, while in Indonesia, the GDP per capita is $11,400 as of 2020.
Vietnam has been a development success story. Economic reforms since the launch of Đổi Mới in 1986, coupled with beneficial global trends, have helped propel Vietnam from being one of the world's poorest nations to a middle-income economy in one generation.
History. China's population reached 1 billion in 1982, the first country to do so.
Fourteen (14) countries have populations greater than 100 million. Ninety one (91) countries have populations greater than 10 million. China and India account for roughly 36% of the world's population.
Vietnam's shift from a centrally planned to a market economy has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a lower middle-income country. Vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in East Asia region.
Who won the Vietnam War The question of who won the Vietnam War has been a subject of debate, and the answer depends on the definition of victory. Those who argue that the United States won the war point to the fact that the U.S. defeated communist forces during most of Vietnam's major battles.
|People's Army of Vietnam|
|Active personnel||482,000 (ranked 9th)|
|Budget||US$ 7.8 billion (2023)|
Vietnam has been listed among the world's top 30 powerful countries in 2022 by US News & World Report. With a GDP of over 363 billion USD and a population of more than 98.2 million, Vietnam stands at the 30th position in the rankings, only after Singapore (26th position) among the Southeast Asian countries.
Sectors such as manufacturing and financial services are making many people incredibly wealthy, and even global luxury brands have noticed. A familiar story in Vietnam is the person who leaves their small town to find work in one of the urban areas, hoping to join the upwardly mobile middle class.
Attractions. Vietnam could be a better choice for travelers looking to get the most out of their itinerary due to the variety of activities and attractions. However, tourists who are looking to relax and enjoy some natural and cultural attractions are bound to appreciate what Indonesia has to offer.
Viet Nam recorded a higher per capita GDP (in constant 2015 USD) than the Philippines in 2020 and 2021.
The world population reached 10 million around 6500 BCE and 100 million around 1500 BCE. The billion milestones are: 1 billion: 1804. 2 billion: 1927.
China's population growth rate surpassed the world average from 1949 to the late 1970s. Under Mao's leadership, the government promoted pro-natal policies and remunerated families not according to their productivity but by the number of workers.
China's population reached 1 billion in 1982, the first country to do so.
In terms of GDP per capita, for many years, Thailand's GDP has always been larger than that of Vietnam. Specifically, in the period 2018-2021, Thailand's average GDP (7,800 USD/year) is about 3 times that of Vietnam (2,740 USD/year).
The Vietnam War was a disaster from its bad beginning until its tragic end. It killed four million Vietnamese and over 58,000 Americans. Millions more, Vietnamese and Americans, were wounded by shell or shock and the war came close to ripping our country asunder.
The conventional view remains that the United States lost the Vietnam War because our opponent, North Vietnam, conquered the side we backed, South Vietnam, which surrendered in April 1975.
Vietnam has the 23rd most powerful military in the world, according to a ranking by U.S.
More than 3 million people, including over 58,000 Americans, were killed in the Vietnam War, and more than half of the dead were Vietnamese civilians. Opposition to the war in the United States bitterly divided Americans, even after President Richard Nixon ordered the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973.
The United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Western European nations and their allies represented the "First World", while the Soviet Union, China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam and their allies represented the "Second World".