According to a statistics of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s General Statistics Office, the Vietnamese labor force (aged 15 and over) is 55.46 million people accounting for more than half of the population with a rate of 57, 65 percent by the end of 2019. Of them, the trained workforce with diplomas and certificates accounts for 22.37 percent. Specifically, 10.82 percent of them are workers holding university or higher degree while 3.82 percent of them are college students, 4.65 percent of them have intermediate degrees and over 3.08 percent are at elementary level. This means that 77.63 percent of Vietnamese labor force has not been trained.
By Lam Nguyen – Translated by Anh Quan