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									Globalization, Poverty and Environment
An Overview of Data Collection
in General Statistics Office

              Nguyen Phong
              General Statistics Office, Vietnam
General Statistics Office
 The General Statistics Office (GSO) is an
 agency under the direct authority of the
 Government of Viet Nam, with the
 functions of management in the field of
 statistics and the provision of socio-
 economic statistics to every agency,
 organization and body in accordance with
 the Government’s regulations. It collects
 data for regular reporting, conducts
 censuses and sample surveys.
GSO Data Collection
Regular report system:
   State enterprises report system
   Report system for government bodies which
    manage administrative records (customs, finance,
    education, health, ...)
   Report system for local statistics offices
Censuses:
   Population and housing census: 1979, 1989,1999
   Agriculture and rural census: 1994, 2006
   Economic census: 1995
   Non-state enterprise census: 2001-2004
GSO Data Collection (end)
Sample surveys:
   Monthly surveys: Retail prices, Domestics trade
    turnover surveys, Industrial output surveys,...
   Seasonal surveys: Agriculture crop surveys (rice,
    industrial crops, ...)
   Annual surveys: Non-state industrial surveys,
    Construction surveys, Non-state trade survey,
    Fishery survey, Non-state transport survey,
    Livestock survey,...
   Irregular surveys: Intercensal demographic
    survey, Household Living Standards Surveys
Statistics compiled by the GSO
   Population and Labor Force
   National Accounts
   Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
   Industry
   Investment and Construction
   Trade, Price and Tourism
   Transport, Postal Services and Tele-
    communication
   Social Statistics including Living
    Standards and Poverty
Enterprise Data Collection

   State enterprises: regular report
    system
   Non-state enterprises: census in
    2001-2004
   Data collection: Personnels,
    production, technology investment,
    environment protection
VLSS 92-93 and 97-98
(Vietnam Living Standards Survey)

   VLSSs were implemented in 1993 and
    1998 in Viet Nam with financial support
    from UNDP and the Swedish
    International Development Agency
    (SIDA), and with technical support from
    the World Bank.
   Survey methodology: follows the World
    Bank’s Living Standards Measurement
    Study (LSMS)
     VLSS Topics
    Income                 Employment
     Expenditure           Agricultural
     Education              activities
     Health (height,       Non-farm business
    weight, arm              activities
    circumference           Housing
      of all household      Migration
      members),             Fertility
                            Savings and credit
VLSS sample size
    4800 households in 1993
    6000 households in 1998, in which
     4300 hhs in 1993 were reselected
VLSS limitations
   No estimates for provincial level
    because of small sample size.
   Long period of time between the two
    VLSS
VHLSS 2000 – 2010
(Vietnam Household Living Standards Surveys)

      During 2000-2010 GSO conduct
       Vietnam Household Living Standards
       Survey every two years: 2002, 2004,
       2006, 2008 and 2010.
      In these years, a core module will be
       conducted. Every four years or more,
       additional modules will be conducted.
The VHLSS 2000 – 2010 (Cont.)
Core module topics:
 Basic demographic information on all
  household members: age, gender,
  relationship to head, marital status
 Household expenditures on food,
  education, health, etc.
 Household income:wage and sarary,
  farm production, nonfarm production,
  remitance, etc.
 Employment and labor force
  participation
 Education: literacy, highest diploma, fee
  exemption
The VHLSS 2000 – 2010 (Cont.)

Core module topics (end):
   Health: use of health services, health
    insurance
   Housing: type of housing, electricity,
    water source, toilet, garbage disposal
   Assets and durable goods
   Participation in poverty programs
   A commune questionnaire, that collects
    information on local infrastructure
The VHLSS 2000 – 2010 (End)

   Additional modules:
       Detailed information on agricultural
        activities and non-agricultural household
        business, borrowing and lending.
       Detailed information on health and
        education of household members.
        Questionnaires for the commune health
        center and local schools.
       Infrastructure, environment, local
        institutions and governance.
The VHLSS in 2002

   The VHLSS 2002 covered only core
    module.
   Sample size:
       75,000HHs in 2002 (of which 30,000
        expenditure HHs)
The VHLSS 2004

   Core module
   Additional module:
       Agricultural activities
       Non-agricultural household business
   Sample size: 46,000HHs (of which
    9,300 expenditure HHs)
The VHLSS 2006

   Core module
   Additional module:
       Education
       Health

								
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