Vietnam At a Glance
Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia.
Area: total: 331,210 sq km (slightly larger than New Mexico), land: 310,070 sq km, water: 21,140 sq km.
Climate: tropical in south; monsoonal in north with hot, rainy season (mid-May to mid-September) and warm, dry season (mid-October to mid-March).
Population: 93,421,835 (2014 est.)
GDP real growth rate: 5.5% (2014 est.).
GDP by sector: Agriculture (17.9%), Industry (38.1%), and Services (44%) (2014 est.).
GDP per Capita: $5,600 (2014 est.)
Labor Force: 54.07 million (2014 est.)
Principal Exports: clothes, shoes, electronics, seafood, crude oil, rice, coffee, wooden products, machinery.
Main Imports: machinery and equipment, petroleum products, steel products, raw materials for the clothing and shoe industries, electronics, plastics, automobiles.