1. Labor source:
Long Tho’s total number of households: 1,697 and a
population of 7,289 people.
Industrial laborers: 50.4%.
Agricultural laborers: 24%.
Trade and services laborers: 21.6%.
The above data indicates that Long Tho’s labor
resources are quite abundant, and mainly focus on the industrial sector.
Total natural land area: 24,275 ha, accounting for
5.91% of the district’s total area.
Agricultural land area: 13,756 ha.
Forest land area: 3,031 ha.
Special-use land area: 5,626 ha.
Residential land area: 346 ha.
Unused land area: 1,513 ha.
The current status of land use: Long Tho commune has
2 main types of land: agricultural and non-agricultural land with agricultural
land having the largest labor structure ratio in the commune and belonging to
individuals and households.
At present, Long Tho’s unused land area is still
large, so the commune’s levels of Party Committees and authorities are proposing
a number of measures to bring benefits back to the commune.
The commune’s land resources: groups of sea sandy
soil, acid sulphate soil, and gray soil.
Distribution area: the commune’s eastern and
Purpose of use: the group of sea sandy soils is
suitable for planting melaleuca and rice plants in lowland areas; the group of
acid sulphate soil is suitable for planting rice plants or making beds for
planting fruit trees; and the group of gray soil is suitable for planting fruit
trees and annual crops and has a high compression which suits traffic
constructions and industrial zones.
3. Forest resources:
Long Tho’s total forest area is 493.26 ha.
Types of trees for planting forests include
mangroves, melaleuc, Acacia auriculiformis and eucalyptus.
Density: planted forest trees account for 25.55% of
agricultural land and 20.32% of the commune’s total natural area.
Economic efficiency: forest wood is used as
materials for wood processing, for household use purposes, and as fuel.
4. Mineral resources:
In addition to its land resources and forest
resources, Long Tho has such minerals as sand, and sand exploited from Thi Vai
Mineral storage sites: Large Field and Thi Vai
Currently, Long Tho has had no exploitation
5. Tourist attractions and historic sites:
At present, Long Tho has 2 historical relics: The
Martyr’s Temple and the Martyr’s Tunnel in Nhon Trach district. The commune’s
tourism is underdeveloped, and there are no tourists to the commune.
The commune’s orientation in the future: the
socio-economy from 2006 to 2010: industry, services and agriculture.
The current status of the commune’s communications:
- Landline telephones: 550.
- The total number of telephones is 550/ 1,697
households or equivalent to 0.32 phone/household and the commune’s means of
communication are still few and fail to meet people’s requirements for
The commune’s current transport road system:
Road 319 – 6 km, asphalt Long Tho – Phuoc An road.
Road 12 - 890 m, asphalt and concrete Long Tho - Ba
Ky Long Phuoc road.
Mit Bridge Road - 870 m, internal Bitumen asphalt
Long Tho’s roads are in a quite good condition and
there are many asphalt roads that are convenient for people’s travel.