16/10/2020 08:16 GMT+7 vietnamnet
As Vietnam is listed among three countries with the highest rate of sex ratio imbalance at birth, local authorities are making efforts to raise public awareness and tighten regulations to shorten the gap.
|Vietnam’s imbalance rate in 2019 was 111.5 boys per 100 girls.|
According to the latest report on the world’s population conducted by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Vietnam’s imbalance rate in 2019 was 111.5 boys per 100 girls, behind only China and India – the two most populous countries in the world.
Vietnam has faced a sex ratio imbalance at birth since 2006.