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Fast Facts 2012

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Population: 88.8 million
  • Total area: 310,071 km2
  • Currency: Dong
  • Languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Khmer
  • Student population in Canada: 3,429 (1.3% of Canada’s total)
  • Estimated expenditures by Vietnamese students*: $108.8 million

Joint Education Programs

Major education and exchange agreements

Education Events

  • Annual Canada Education Week in Vietnam

*Estimated expenditure by international students based on average annual expenditure of $31,720 per international student (all study levels) on tuition, books, accommodation, meals, transportation, and discretionary spending, as indicated in International Education in Canada - An Update by Roslyn Kunin & Associates, Inc., released in May 2012 and commissioned by DFATD.