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General Statistical Office: Introduction of Main Statistics Productss

GENERAL STATISTICAL OFFICE

INTRODUCTION OF MAIN STATISTICAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF VIET NAM GENERAL STATISTICAL OFFICE

HA NOI - 2000


Statistical information dissemination is the foremost duty of the Statistics sector in Viet Nam. It was decreed in Article I of Decree 23/CP dated March 23 1994 by the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam regarding the functions, duties, powers and organizational system of the General Statistical Office as follows: "The General Statistical Office is an agency under direct authority of the Government, with the functions of state management in the field of statistics and provision of quantitative information on the socio-economic situation to every agency, organization and body in accordance with the Government's regulations".

During the last few years, especially in the recent years, Viet Nam Statistics activities in general and statistical information dissemination activities in particular have been gradually improved and developed suitable with the renovation process of the country as well. as international rules. For development of information products and services, Viet Nam Statistics has made some significant efforts. Presently Viet Nam General Statistical Office promotes dissemination of regular and irregular statistical products and services as follows:


I. REGULAR STATISTICAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

1. Monthly socio-economic report

· The report is compiled in Vietnamese and disseminated on the 25o every month

· Its main content consists of statistical data reflecting socio-economic happenings of the whole country in the month.

· For further information about the mechanism of provision, users can contact the Integrated Statistics and Information Department, General Statistical Office, No 2- Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi. (Fax: 84-4-8464345; Tel: 7332997 or 8464383).

2. "Today's Price Index"

· It is published monthly (at the end of the month) in both Vietnamese and English.

· It contains data on prices and domestic goods flows, and exports and imports for the whole country as well as in some localities.

· All users can subscribe to this product at the Trade and Price Statistics Department, General Statistical Office, No. 2- Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi. (Fax: 844-8464345; Tel: 8434472 or 8463470).

3. "Figures and Events" Journal

This Vietnamese Journal is disseminated through the post office every month. It contains information in 6 main areas:

(1) Economy-Reality-Perspectives
(2) Market Happenings
(3) Local Information
(4) Economic Bridge
(5) Culture-Society-Environment
(6) World Economy

Users can subscribe to this product at the nearest post office or directly contact, the Editorial Board of the "Figures and Events" Journal, No. 2-Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi.

4. "Statistical Information" pamphlet

- This information product is compiled in Vietnamese twice a month and disseminated on the computer network of the General Statistical Office.

- The pamphlet presents data related to domestic and international socio-economic happenings. In addition, the product includes professional guidance and documents as well as other major activities of the Statistics sector from central to local levels.

- Users can utilize data of this product on the computer network of the General
Statistical Office or directly contact the Statistical Documentation Centre, General Statistical Office, No. 2-Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi. (Fax: 84-4-8464345;
Tel: 7332997)

5. Statistical Handbook

- This yearly information product is compiled in both Vietnamese and English and issue in March of the year after the reported year.

- Its main content consists of estimated socio-economic data of the reported year. In addition, it contains international statistical data, especially socio-economic data of ASEAN members.

- The Statistical Handbook is free to all users.

- Users can contact and register at the General Office of the General Statistical
Office, No. 2-Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi before March of the year after the reported year, (Fax: 84-4-8464345; Tel. 8234072).

6. Statistical Yearbook

- This information product is released in June in both Vietnamese and English every year.

- It consists of data in 10 subject matter areas:

(1) Population, Labour and Inhabitants' Income
(2) National Account Statistics
(3) Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
(4) Industry
(5) Investment and Construction
(6) Foreign Investment
(7) Trade and Prices
(8) Transport and Communication
(9) Education, Health and Culture
(10)International Statistical data

- Users can subscribe to the Statistical Yearbook in May every year at the Statistical Publishing House, 98- Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Hanoi, (Fax: 84-8-457290; Tel: 8432926; 8470491; 8457814).

II. IRREGULAR STATISTICAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

A. Products and services disseminating the results of the 1/4/1999 Population and
Housing Census General

1. Viet Nam Population and Housing Census 1999: Preliminary results

- It is released in September 1999 and in Vietnamese and English
- The book consists of basic indicators on population and briefly describes the process of the Census

2. Computer printout tables on 3% sample results

- Time of release: January 2000, It is in Vietnamese.

- It is integrated data of the whole country, region and provinces/cities by urban and rural areas.

3. Summary report on sample survey

- Time of release: March 2000. It is in Vietnamese.
- This report provides Government leaders with some key census indicators calculated from the 3% sample results.

4. Brochure "The 1999 Population and Housing Census"

- Time of release: May 2000. It is in both Vietnamese and English
- It comprises data tables selected from the 3% sample results.

5. 1999 Population and Housing Census: the 3% sample results

- Time of release: August 2000. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- It analyses the main result and consists of data tables from the 3% sample results.

6. Website of the computer printout tables on the 3% osample results.

Time of release: July 2000. It is in Vietnamese.

7. Micro database together with software package used for producing tabulations from the 3% sample result

Time of release: July 2000. It is in both Vietnamese and English.

8. Micro database in SQL server

Time of release: September 2000. It is in both Vietnamese and English.

9. Monograph on fertility and mortality

- Time of release: December 2000. It is both in Vietnamese and English
- It consists of detailed analysis of fertility and mortality data collected in the 1999 census.

10. The system of computer printout tables on completed results

- Time of release: April 2001. It is in Vietnamese.
- It consists of detailed data for various levels from the Central to commune/precinct levels by urban and rural areas.

11. Summary report an completed results

- Time of release: April 2001. It is in Vietnamese.
- This report provides leaders with main indicators of the Census drawn from the completed results of the census.

12. Brochure 'The 1999 Population and Housing Census: Completed results"

- Time of release: April 2001. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- It comprises selected indicators drawn from the completed results.

13. Monograph on migration and urbanization

- Time of release: June 2001. It is in Vietnamese and English
- It is an in-depth analysis on the process of migration and urbanization, incorporating other social, economic and demographic variables during the 10 years (1989-1999).

14. Monograph on Labour and employment

- Time of release: June 2001. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- It analyzes the current status, potentials and nature of labour and employment over the last decade.

15. Macro database on tables of completed results on CD ROM and GSOnet

Time of release: June 2001. It is in Vietnamese and English.

16. Electronic population Atlas for provincial and district levels using the POPMAP software package

Time of release : June 2001. It is in Vietnamese and English.

Those who wish to request products and services of the 1/411999 Population and Housing Census, please contact the Integrated Statistics and Information Department, General Statistical Office. (Fax: (04) 84-48464345, Tel: 8230657) and the Population and Labour Statistics Department, General Statistical Office (Fax: (04) 7333846; Tel: 8433353, 8230100).

B. List of books published or forthcoming in 2000

1. Vietnam socio- economy the period 1996-1998 and forecast for the year 2000

- Time of release: June 1999. It is in Vietnamese.

- It consists of overall views on Vietnam's socio- economy from 1996 to 1998 and forecasts some indicators for 2000.

- Price: + Domestic: Price: 150,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 10,000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 17 USD/copy; Freight cost: 7 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 17 USD/copy; Freight cost: 8 USD/copy
=>America and Africa: Price: 17 USD/copy; Freight cost: 12 USD/copy

2. Statistical data of agriculture, forestry and fishery 1990- 1998 and forecast for the year 2000

- Time of release: April 1999. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- The content comprises data on Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery from 1990 to now.
- Price:
+ .Domestic: Price: 90,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 5000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 10 USD/copy, Freight cost: 5 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost: 6 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost: 8 USD/copy

3. Socio- economic statistical data of pivotal economic regions in Viet Nam

- Time of release: October 1998. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- It consists of a data system reflecting location, potentials and comparative advantages of pivotal economic regions in Viet Nam.
- Price:
+ Domestic: Price: 90,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 5,000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 10 USD/copy, Freight cost: 5 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost: 6 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost: 8 USD/copy

4. Socio- economic statistical data of Viet Nam and world large cities

- Time of release: October 1998. It is in Vietnamese and English
- It comprises main data on natural conditions and socio-economic happenings of cities and towns in Viet Nam as well as of world large cities.
- Price:
+ Domestic: Price: 90,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 5,000 VND/copy.
+ Oversea,
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost: 5 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 10 USD/copy, Freight cost: 6 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 10 USD/copy; Freight cost. 8 USD/copy

5. Socio- economic data of countries in the world

- Time of release: October 1998. It is in Vietnamese.
- The publication comprises basic data reflecting natural conditions and socio-economic happenings of countries and territories in the world from 1980 to 1998.
- Price
+ Domestic: Price: 80,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 5,000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 9 USD/copy; Freight cost: 5 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 9 USD/copy; Freight cost: 6 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 9 USD/copy; Freight cost: 8 USD/copy

6. Vietnam socio- economic statistical data from 1975 to 2000

- Time of release: August 2000. It is in Vietnamese and English
- The publication consists of a set of indicators reflecting socio- economic dynamics in Viet Nam from 1975 to 2000.
- Price:
+ Domestic: Price: 180,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: I 0,000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 20 USD/copy,- Freight cost: 8 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 20 USD/copy; Freight cost: 10 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 20 USD/copy; Freight cost: 14 USD/copy

7. Statistical data of agriculture, forestry and fishery 1975-2000

- Time of release: August 2000. It is in Vietnamese and English.
- The book consists of data on agriculture, forestry and fishery for 25 years
- Price:
+ Domestic: Price: 180,000 VND/copy; Freight cost: 10,000 VND/copy.
+ Overseas:
=> Asia and Australia: Price: 20 USD/copy; Freight cost: 8 USD/copy
=> Europe: Price: 20 USD/copy; Freight cost: 10 USD/copy
=> America and Africa: Price: 20 USD/copy; Freight cost: 14 USD/copy

All users can subscribe to the products from I to 7 of this heading at:

FIGURES AND EVENTS JOURNAL- GENERAL STATISTICAL OFFICE
No 2- Hoang Van Thu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Tel: 7333832- 7333833

8. The results of 1999 goods network and flows survey

- Time of release: July 2000. It is in Vietnamese.

- The book consists of data on goods network and flows and the list of all markets in localities in Viet Nam.

- All users can subscribe to this product at the Trade and Price Statistics Department, General Statistical Office, No. 2- Hoang Van Thu, Ha Noi (Fax: 84-4-8464345; Tel: 8434472 or 8463470)

- Presently, INTRANET is available at the General Statistical Office: G80net, telephone to access: 08041950, Website: www.gso.gov.vn.

- INTRANET of the General Statistical Office provides socio- economic information
based on its activities. Statistical information is updated monthly, quarterly and annually. The Web site of the General Statistical Office only operates with Internet explorer program of Microsoft or Netscape Version 3.0 and higher. Those who have the demand on statistical information can contact the General Statistical Office or directly register on GSOnet. Users of the network are allowed to utilize services within the permitted framework. For all details, please contact management section of GSOnet (Tel. 04 8462142).


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