Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tanzania instead of Andorra, you would:

Health

be 67.2% less likely to be obese


In Andorra, 25.6% of adults are obese. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people.

live 20.3 years less


In Andorra, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women). In Tanzania, that number is 63 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women).

Economy

make 93.6% less money


Andorra has a GDP per capita of $49,900, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Andorra, 3.7% of adults are unemployed. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3%.

Life

have 4.7 times more children


In Andorra, there are approximately 7.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Tanzania, there are 35.6 babies per 1,000 people.

be 22.1% less likely to be literate


In Andorra, the literacy rate is 100.0%. In Tanzania, it is 77.9%.

be 11.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Andorra, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 39.9 children do.

Basic Needs

be 76.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Andorra, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Tanzania, 24% of the population do.

be 86.7% less likely to have internet access


In Andorra, approximately 97.9% of the population has internet access. In Tanzania, about 13.0% do.

be 44.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Andorra, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Tanzania, that number is 56% of people on average (77% in urban areas, and 46% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 30.9% less on healthcare


Andorra spends 8.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Tanzania, that number is 5.6% of GDP.

Tanzania: At a glance

Tanzania is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 885,800 sq km. Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule ended in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and popular opposition led to two contentious elections since 1995, which the ruling party won despite international observers' claims of voting irregularities. The formation of a government of national unity between Zanzibar's two leading parties succeeded in minimizing electoral tension in 2010.

How big is Tanzania compared to Andorra? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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