Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tanzania instead of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), you would:

Health

live 14.0 years less


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 95.5% less money


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a GDP per capita of $70,800 as of 2015, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

be 10.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

Life

have 3.2 times more children


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2012. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 74.6% less likely to have internet access


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 98.3% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.

be 25.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 92% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 68% of people on average (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Geography

see 10.6% more coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 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 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)? 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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