Employment Issues among Ethnic Minorities: The Case of Vietnam


  • Pham Thi Phuong Thai Thai Nguyen University of Science, Vietnam
  • Ta Thi Thao Thai Nguyen University of Science, Vietnam
  • Vo Thi Hong Hanh National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Vu Ngoc Xuan National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam




ethnic minorities (ethnic minorities), ethnic minorities (DTTSRIN), employment (JO), labor (LA).


Labor and employment issues, especially among ethnic minorities (ethnic minorities), are always considered to be the most important task in our Party and State guidelines and guidelines. In order to achieve the goal of sustainable development, employment policies are evaluated as the basic solution. Currently, the gap between rich and poor as well as social differentiation between ethnic minorities and ethnic minorities (ethnic minorities) (16 ethnic groups) residing in rural and mountainous areas compared to the country is quite large; The main reason is due to the underemployment of ethnic minority groups, which provides stable income, the main field of employment in agriculture and forestry. The study focused on investigating the Chut ethnic group, Quang Binh province and the O Du ethnic group, Nghe An province. By analyzing and synthesizing materials used in the research, on the basis of secondary and primary data sources, the author analyzes the situation and causes of the underemployment among ethnic minorities currently.


UBDT, UNDP, IrishAid (2017), Overview of the current economic situation - The society of 53 ethnic minorities is based on the analysis of survey data on socio-economic status of 53 ethnic minorities in 2015, Hanoi.

Tuyen Hoa District People's Committee (2019), Report on the situation of the Chut ethnic group.

People's Committee of Tuong Duong District (2019), O Du Socio-Economic Situation Report 2006 - 2019.

Nghe An Provincial People's Committee (2019), Report on evaluation results, collect information on the socio-economic situation of O Du ethnic group in Nghe An province; propose supporting items and funding for O Du ethnic socio-economic development in 2019.

People's Committee of Quang Binh Province (2019), Report on situation of socio-economic-social life of the Chut ethnic group in Quang Binh province.

People's Committee of Lam Hoa commune (2019), Report on situation of living of Chut ethnic people.

People's Committee of Nga My Commune (2019), Report on areas related to the socio-economic-social life of ethnic minorities (O Du ethnic group).




How to Cite

Thai, P. T. P., Thao, T. T., Hanh, V. T. H., & Xuan, V. N. (2020). Employment Issues among Ethnic Minorities: The Case of Vietnam. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.24203/ajhss.v8i1.6083