Viet Nam ranked the highest out of 10 countries in Asia in the Prudential Relationship Index with a score of 83/100 in relationship satisfaction. Basically, this index shows that from those surveyed in Viet Nam, their primary partner (husband/wife; fiancé, boyfriend/girlfriend) fulfilled 83% of their ‘desired relationship needs’.
The original survey by Prudential included 5,000 respondents from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Viet Nam and covered several aspects about relationships. A few highlights from the survey findings include:
- Viet Nam ranks 1st out of 10 countries in Asia with regards to relationship satisfaction.
- The Vietnamese argue the least in Asia.
- Parents in Viet Nam are the least likely to be upset with their children.
- Money, drinking, smoking and phones are the most common causes of arguments between couples in Viet Nam.
- Married couples in Viet Nam are the most likely in Asia to share finances.
- 95% of the Vietnamese surveyed think that their partners express love for them enough, but the Vietnamese are the least likely in Asia to actually say ‘I love you’.
- 83% of women surveyed said they did the majority of the housework while only 7% of men surveyed said they did the majority.
- Good communication is a factor: 39% speak for more than an hour each day, 71% speak for at least an hour each week.
- 89% of the Vietnamese surveyed believe that technology has made it easier to make new friends and 52% believe that technology makes it easier to have deep conversations.
Read the full report from Prudential here. Pray together with us that the peoples of Viet Nam would enter into the most important relationship of all — a relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ.