Hanoi: Living conditions in rural areas improve
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
The living conditions in Hanoi’s rural areas have improved remarkably over
the years, according to the latest general survey on rural areas, agriculture
and fisheries conducted by the capital city.
The survey was
conducted in 2016, covering more than one million households in rural areas and
urban households engaged in agricultural, forestry and fisheries production.
According to the
survey, as of July 1, 2016, 96.41 percent of hamlets have health workers and
373 doctors are working at commune-level health centres, while 46.11 percent of
rural communes had privately-run medical stations.
percent of the rural communes have concentrated water supply systems, and 25
percent of communes have a cultural house.
infrastructure has been improved significantly, with 99.92 percent of hamlets
accessible by car.
The survey also
revealed a positive shift in the economic structure in rural areas, with less agricultural
households and more households engaged in industrial, construction and service
The city has
3,189 farms, an increase of 2,100 farms from 2011.
The survey in
Hanoi is part of the national survey, the outcome of which will be made public
in the third quarter of this year.-VNA