Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Egypt, you would:
be 73.8% less likely to be obese
In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.
be 47.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Egypt, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2020.
live 4.3 years less
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In Tanzania, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022.
be 18.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 32.5% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Tanzania, however, that number is 26.4% as of 2017.
make 78.3% less money
Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,000 as of 2020, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $2,600 as of 2020.
be 31.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 7.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
pay a 33.3% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
have 55.2% more children
In Egypt, there are approximately 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Tanzania, there are 33.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Egypt, approximately 17.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 36.4 children do as of 2020.
be 60.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Egypt, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Tanzania, 40% of the population do as of 2019.
be 69.4% less likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Tanzania, about 22.0% do as of 2020.
be 27.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Egypt, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 72% of people on average (95% in urban areas, and 59% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 20.5% less on education
Egypt spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Tanzania spends 3.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 19.1% less on healthcare
Egypt spends 4.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Tanzania, that number is 3.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 41.9% less coastline
Egypt has a total of 2,450 km of coastline. In Tanzania, that number is 1,424 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Tanzania: At a glance
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