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Over 17.4 million people join social insurance

The number of people participating in social insurance in Vietnam surpassed 17.4 million in the first four months of 2024, up 1.73% from the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Social Security (VSS). By the end of April, nearly 16 million people joined compulsory social insurance, up 1.56% year-on-year, while over 1.4 million others took part in voluntary insurance. Also in the period, the number of people covered by unemployment insurance reached over 14.2 million, up 1.74% year-on-year. Meanwhile, 90.2 million joined health insurance, representing a 0.02% annual increase. Total social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance premiums collected by the end of April increased 14 trillion VND (551 million USD) or 10.04% compared to the same period last year.

Source: Vietnam News Agency