Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Faroe Islands, you would:
live 16.9 years less
In Faroe Islands, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020.
make 92.0% less money
Faroe Islands has a GDP per capita of $40,000 as of 2014, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.
be 4.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Faroe Islands, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
be 2.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Faroe Islands, 10.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8% as of 2015.
have 2.3 times more children
In Faroe Islands, there are approximately 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Faroe Islands, approximately 5.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 36.4 children do as of 2020.
be 67.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Faroe Islands, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.
be 74.4% less likely to have internet access
In Faroe Islands, approximately 97.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.
be 31.1% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Faroe Islands, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Tanzania, 68% of people do as of 2017.
see 27.5% more coastline
Faroe Islands has a total of 1,117 km of coastline. In Tanzania, that number is 1,424 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Tanzania: At a glance
How big is Tanzania compared to Faroe Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.