GSO: nearly 35% and over 40% of villages have no wastewater and domestic waste collection in 2020


Newest results of the mid-term rural and agricultural 2020 survey of the General Statistics Office (GSO) show that only 42% and nearly 35% of the total number of communes and villages in Vietnam have the general wastewater collection system and domestic collection service, respectively. More specifically, as of July 1, 2020, about 40% of communes have central domestic waste collection sites and over 50% have collection points for plant protection product packaging. Of which, approximately 99% and 97% of communes treat the collected waste and collected plant protection product packaging, respectively.

The full report of the results of the mid-term rural and agricultural 2020 survey is available here.

Sources & further information: “Results of mid-term rural and agricultural 2020 survey” at, “Gần một nửa số thôn, xã không tổ chức thu gom rác thải sinh hoạt” at, and “Thông cáo báo chí về kết quả điều tra nông thôn, nông nghiệp giữa kỳ năm 2020” at, accessed on 15 March 2022.