What is the official religion of Vietnam?
As a communist country, Vietnam is officially an atheist state. Even so, most Vietnamese are not atheists, but believe in a combination of three religions: Daoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism.
What are some of the major religions in Vietnam?
There are 06 major religions in Viet Nam, namely Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Muslim, Caodaism and HoaHao Buddhism.
Is religion banned in Vietnam?
While the Constitution of Vietnam officially provides for freedom of religion, in practice the government imposes a range of legislation restricting religious practice, such as registration requirements, control boards, and surveillance. All religious groups must seek approval and register with the government.
Is Vietnam a poor country?
Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.
Is Vietnam an atheist country?
Vietnam is officially declared as an atheist state. While government policies seek to legally protect the freedom to practice any religion, the Vietnamese Communist Party and State maintain control over the organisation of religious groups.