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Vietnam ranks 53rd in global prosperity index

Vietnam ranks 53rd in global prosperity index

(VOV) - Vietnam has climbed nine notched to 53rd – two notches above China - in the latest global prosperity index released by British think tank - Legatum Institute.

Life expectancy rises, problems remain

Life expectancy rises, problems remain

Vietnam is the 13th most populous nation in the world but its human development index and population quality only ranks 108th among 177 countries, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said.

Life expectancy of Vietnamese increases

Life expectancy of Vietnamese increases

The average life expectancy of Vietnamese people has increased considerably over recent years from 71 in 2005 to 71.3 in 2006 and 71.8 in 2008, according to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Health.