THE PRIME MINISTER
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, February 05, 2021
ON PROMULGATING THE LABOR MARKET DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM THROUGH 2030
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015; the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration dated November 22, 2019;
Pursuant to the Law on Employment dated November 16, 2013;
Pursuant to the Resolution No. 11-NQ/TW dated June 03, 2017 of the XIIth Central Executive Committee on perfecting the institution of the socialist-oriented market economy;
Pursuant to the Directive No. 37-CT/TW dated September 03, 2019 of the Secretariat Committee on promoting the leadership and directing the harmonious, stable and progressive industrial relations in the new situation;
Pursuant to the Government’s Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP dated January 01, 2020, on key tasks and solutions to implement the Plan on socio-economic development and the state budget estimates in 2020;
At the proposal of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs,
Article 1. To promulgating the labor market development support program through 2030 (hereinafter referred to as the Program) with the following contents:
1. Developing a labor market in a comprehensive and sustainable manner in the direction of modernity and efficiency, suitable to the characteristics of each region and locality, serving as the basis and driving force for the country's socio-economic development.
2. The State plays the role of creating and supporting the development of the labor market through perfecting and enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of mechanisms, policies and legal documents on labor market development and promoting administrative procedure reform to limit risks related to the interests of workers in the context of the fourth industrial revolution.
3. Proactively integrating into the world, promoting the linkages between domestic labor supply and demand, associated with international labor market.
1. General objectives
The program aims to create a solid foundation synchronous construction and development of labor market factors, thereby contributing to effective mobilization, allocation and utilization of resources in favor of promoting socio-economic development, shifting labor structure in the direction of modernity and ensuring linkages between domestic labor market and those of other countries in the region and the world.
2. Specific objectives
a) Raising the number of workers with skills suitable to demands of the labor market:
- The percentage of trained workers having degrees and certificates will be 30% by 2025 and 35 - 40% by 2030;
- The index of workers with professional knowledge of the country in the Global Innovation Index (GII) will belong to the group of top 60 countries by 2025 and the group of top 55 countries by 2030;
- The proportion of workers with information technology skills is expected to be 80% by 2025 and 90% by 2030.
b) Creating better jobs for workers:
- Striving to maintain the overall unemployment rate at less than 3% and the unemployment rate in urban areas below 4%;
- The proportion of workers in agricultural sector will be below 30% and 20% by 2025 and 2030, respectively;
- The annual labor productivity growth will be 6.5% or more;
c) Reducing the proportion of unemployment, uneducated or untrained youngsters:
- Striving to reduce the proportion of unemployment, uneducated or untrained youngsters to fewer than 8%;
- Maintaining the unemployment rate among the youth in urban areas at a low level below 70%, the underemployment rate among the youth in rural areas below 6%.
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