The demand of population change and family planning statistics is more and more interested much by data users, especially from the levels and branches in
evaluating the implementation of main population indicators, the tendency of change as well as the socio – economic characteristics of the population. From that point, the results have supported in the policy making and the socio – economic development planning in a year or period.
In term of population and family planning, apart from basic data taken from Population and Housing Census with 10 year interval and Inter-censal Population and Housing Survey with 5 year interval, the Population Change and Family Planning Survey is annually conducted in order to support in calculating statistical indicators on population and family planning for the whole country as well as for each provincial level, thus meeting the demand of policy making, and socio – economic development management and operating from the levels, branches, other data users and international comparison.
The 01/4/2021 time point Population Change and Family Planning Survey was conducted under Decision N0 1903/QD-TCTK issued on 30 December, 2020 by the Director General of General Statistics Office. This is the sample survey conducted annually with the purpose of collecting information on population, population changes (birth, death and migration) as well as the basic information on contraceptive use and abortion/menstrual regulation – (reproductive health) of women.
The content of the book titled “Major findings of the 01/4/2021 time point Population Change and Family Planning Survey” includes 4 parts:
– Part I: Major findings: describes the key results of the survey and analyses of population size and structure, nuptiality, education, family planning and reproductive health, fertility, mortality, migration and basic characteristics of migrants;
– Part II: Integrated data tables: provides the most basic tabulated tables for the data users;
– Part III: Survey design and implementation: describes the process of survey implementation; designing and estimating the survey sample; sampling frame, determining the sample size and sample allocation, estimating the weights for sample generalization; some concepts and definitions of population and family planning indicators;
– Part IV: Appendices: includes the ones about auxiliary information supporting for the main content of the book.
The 2021 Population Change and Family Planning Survey had received timely technical and financial supports from the United Nations Population Fund – UNFPA. The General Statistic Office would like to express our sincere thanks for the fullying effective and useful assistance and wishes to continuously receive UNFPA’s supports for the following surveys.
The General Statistics Office hopes that this publication will meet the demand of basic data from socio – economic makers, especially from those who are working in the field of population and family planning. We warmly welcome all constructive comments from readers in order to make the following publications better.