Record the total area of each type of land. The unit of measure is the
Agricultural land including annual and perennial crop and pasture land.
a- Annual crop land: land for planting crops for which the time between planting and
harvest does not exceed 1 year such as rice, corn, tubers, manioc,… Annual crop land
includes rice land, settled rice land in the mountains, land left unused for up to 3 years,
newly cleared land put into production.
b- Perennial crop land: land used for agricultural crops which are planted once, and
products harvested over many years such as tea, coffee, coconut, oranges, tangerines,
longans, lychees, durian, mangosteens…
c- Water surfaces: Area of water surfaces (excluding ponds on residential land) used for
raising shrimp, fish, and other aquatic products.
d- Forest land: Land determined to be used mainly for forest production including natural
forest, afforested land, and land used for forestry purposes such as planting forest,
protecting to restore its natural state, nurturing the forest wealth, research and
experiment in forestry.
e- Residential land: Includes residential rural land and urban areas.
-Residential rural land is land determined to be mainly used for building houses
and amenities serving rural household activities. Residential land of a rural household
includes land for housing and amenities for daily living.
-Urban land is inner city area of cities, provincial capitals and district capitals used
for building houses, government agencies, organizations, business and production
facilities, public infrastructure, national defense, security or other purposes.
f- Land for special purposes: Land determined to be used for purposes other than
agriculture, forestry, housing including: industrial, scientific or technical facilities,
transportation system, irrigation system, dikes, cultural, social, educational, health,
sports, service facilities, land used for national defense, security, mineral, rock and
sand exploration and exploitation, land for making salt, land for making bricks and
tiles, and other construction materials, historical, cultural and beautiful landscape sites,
cemeteries, graveyards, water surfaces used for purposes other than agriculture.
g- Unused land: Land without sufficient quality, or still not determined to be used for
agricultural production, raising aquatic products, forestry; not yet determined to be
rural residential area, urban area, special purposes, and the state has not yet allocated
this land to households, organizations or individuals for stable and long-term use