Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 18.9 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Tanzania, that number is 63 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women).

Economy

make 73.8% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200.

be 28.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3%.

Life

have 2.8 times more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Tanzania, there are 35.6 babies per 1,000 people.

be 12.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 39.9 children do.

Basic Needs

be 84.1% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access. In Tanzania, about 13.0% do.

be 41.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Anguilla, approximately 95% of people have improved drinking water access. In Tanzania, 56% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 25.0% more on education


Anguilla spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education. Tanzania spends 3.5% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 23.3 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Tanzania, that number is 1,424 km.

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 Anguilla? 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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