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Binh Duong has the highest income in Vietnam, surpassing Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

May 25, 2021 | 10:27

According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, people living in Binh Duong have an average income of VND 7 million a month in 2020, which is highest in Vietnam. Second is Hanoi with VND 5,9 million/ month and the third is Ho Chi Minh City with VND 6,5 million.

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The General Statistics Office of Vietnam just announced that the average income of Vietnamese in 2020. According to a survey, the income of one person recently reaches VND 4,2 million, equivalent to VND 50,4 million per year (2.200 USD).

In the period 2016 – 2020, the average income per month has a significant rise of 8,1% in Vietnam. People living in the cities have an amount of VND 5,5 million/ month in income, which is much higher than people in the rural areas (VND 3,4 million/ month).

Binh Duong has the highest average income in Vietnam (Illustrative photo)
Binh Duong has the highest average income in Vietnam (Illustrative photo)

About 20% of people with the highest income reach VND 9,1 million/ month, eight times higher than the group with the lowest income, only VND 1,1 million/ month.

The Southeast Region has the highest average income in Vietnam, with VND 6 million/ month, 2,2 times higher than other regions, and the Nothern mountains region, where the income is the lowest (more than VND 2,7 million/ month).

According to the data in 2020 of different regions announced by The General Statistics Office of Vietnam, Binh Duong currently has the highest income, about VND 7 million per person in one month.

Meanwhile, the two biggest industries, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City only have an income of VND 5,9 million/ person and VND 6,5 million/ person, respectively.

Photo: Vietnam Finance
Photo: Vietnam Finance

People in Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La are at the bottom with the lowest average income in the country with VND 1,7 million, VND 1,9 million, and VND 1,74 million per month, respectively.

In other countries such as Danang, Hai Phong, people have an income of VND 5,2 million/ person and Can Tho is VND 5 million.

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