Viet Nam
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
99.0 milion

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit

No data

Measurement work

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Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?


Decision No. 57/2015/QD-TTg on Youth Volunteer Activities

Year 2016
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Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?


Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?

Creation of Vietnamese Volunteer Information Resource Centre (VVIRC)

2009 View source

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?


VNR Reporting

Voluntary National Review

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 74

To date, the alliance has cooperated with nearly 20 cruise companies, local and international businesses as well as NGOs. It has mobilized more than USD 210,000 from private businesses for awareness raising and community development in Hai Phong city and Quang Ninh province. It set up three large-scale clean-up programmes of coastline with more than 300 volunteers, collecting nearly four tonnes of waste along 4km of coastline of islands in Ha Long Bay. With more than 60 per-cent of collected waste polystyrene, the alliance has engaged Ha Long People’s Committee to issue a decision on banning this material in Ha Long Bay and and worked with Hai Phong People’s Committee on alternatives to polystyrene

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