Vietnamese Culture

References

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Vietnam
  • Population
    95,261,021
    [July 2016 est.]
  • Languages
    Tiếng Việt (official)
    English
    French
    Mandarin
    Cantonese
    Khmer
    Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian
  • Religions
    No Religion (81.8%)
    Buddhism (7.9%)
    Christianity (7.4%)
    Hoahaoism (1.6%)
    Caodaism (0.9%)
    Other (0.2%)
    Note: The United Nations and polling organisations believe these statistics from the 2009 Vietnamese census do not accurately reflect the spiritual landscape of Vietnam.
  • Ethnicities
    Kinh [Viet] (85.7%)
    Tay (1.9%)
    Thai (1.8%)
    Muong (1.5%)
    Khmer (1.5%)
    Mong (1.2%)
    Nung (1.1%)
    Hoa (1.0%)
    Other (4.3%)
    [2009 est.]
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 70
    Individualism 20
    Masculinity 40
    Uncertainty Avoidance 30
    Long Term Orientation 57
    Indulgence 35
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  • Australians with Vietnamese Ancestry
    221,114
Vietnamese in Australia
  • Population
    230,170
    [June 2015 est.]
  • Average Age
    43
  • Gender
    Male (45.8%)
    Female (54.2%)
  • Religion
    Buddhism (56.2%)
    Catholic Christianity (21.6%)
    No Religion (14.6%)
    Other (4.7%)
    Not stated (3.0%)
  • Ancestry
    Vietnamese (69.6%)
    Chinese (21.8%)
    English (1.7%)
    Other (2.2%)
    Not stated (4.5%)
  • Languages
    Vietnamese (80.2%)
    Cantonese (13.3%)
    English (3.2%)
    Other (2.3%)
    Not stated (0.9%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (56.5%)
    Not well (42.1%)
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (38.8%)
    Victoria (36.9%)
    Queensland (8.8%)
    Western Australia (6.9%)
  • Arrival
    Prior to 2001 (74.5%)
    2001-2006 (8%)
    2007-2011 (11.9%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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