Viet Tuan for VnExpress International:
Vietnam is urging citizens to marry before 30 and bear children early to maintain an ideal replacement fertility rate. […]
The decision calls for people to marry before they are 30 and bear children early. Women should have their second child before 35, it advises.
The reason being:
Vietnam’s population hit 96.2 million last year, which is third in Southeast Asia and 15th globally, according to the Central General Census and Housing Steering Committee.
The country however reached a turning point in 2015 when it started to become one of the countries with the fastest aging populations in the world, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs said in a 2016 report.