census aims to collect basic information on rural areas, agriculture
and aquaculture in order to map out specific plans and policies for
The Government chief instructed his inferiors to focus on three aspects:
Real situations of agriculture, forestry and aquaculture: number of
producers, labor force and structure, production scale and capacity,
application of scientific and technical advances in production; access
to information; impacts on environment; development of farm economy; and
(2) Changes of economic structure and infrastructure conditions in rural areas.
Living conditions of rural residents, especially capital accumulation
and mobilization, assess to credits, and vocational training.
It is planned that the national census is conducted every five years.
latest census took place in 2006. As of July 1, 2006, Việt Nam had
10.47 million players operating in the areas of agro-forestry and
fishery sector which used 22.93 million laborers./.