Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Greece, you would:
be 66.3% less likely to be obese
In Greece, 24.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.
be 23.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Greece, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.
live 17.2 years less
In Greece, 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.
be 52.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 21.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
be 36.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 36.0% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8% as of 2015.
pay a 37.5% lower top tax rate
Greece has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 88.5% less money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,800 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.
have 4.4 times more children
In Greece, there are approximately 7.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 174.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Greece, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 20.3% less likely to be literate
In Greece, the literacy rate is 97.7% as of 2015. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.
be 9.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.7 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 Greece, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.
be 65.7% less likely to have internet access
In Greece, approximately 73.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.
be 31.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Greece, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% 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.
see 89.6% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 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, GSIS, Greece.
Tanzania: At a glance
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