Modernizing Production of Statistics in Vietnam (WB-P166158)

  • Vietnam
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
May 21, 2018
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Government of Vietnam.
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.35 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 1, 2018

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Project Description

This project is to enhance the capacity of the General Statistics Office to adopt advanced methods of data collection and processing. This will be achieved through building a framework and piloting
use non-survey data to generate statistics and piloting use of CAPI in major surveys. The project will consist of three main components as follows:

Component 1: Reviewing and updating the Vietnam Statistical Development Strategy 2011-2020 with the vision to 2030.

Component 2: Incorporation of administrative data into official national statistics.

Component 3: Support the adoption of Computer-Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) for surveys

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

*There is no available information on investment by this stage of the project*

Contact Information

I. World Bank
Contact: Obert Pimhidza

Title: Senior Economist

Telephone No: 5777+8379


Borrower: Government of Vietnam

III. Implementing Agencies
General Statistics Office
Contact: Nguyen Bich Lam

Title: Director General
Telephone No:  (84) 24-38463-453


The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000


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