Phan Thuan

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The shift in the population structure is one of the factors that impact strongly on socio-economic development. The purpose of the article is to analyze the current population structure shift in order to show clearly the population development trend in the Mekong Delta. Based on this, the article points out some problems posed from the trend of population structure change such as the risk of sex imbalance at birth, the elderly population feminization and the impact of population aging, the risk of losing the golden population opportunities. The author then some recommendations implied policies are proposed to solve the threats and challenges created by the process of changing population structure.