Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 60.6% less likely to be obese


In Grenada, 21.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.

be 9.2 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Grenada, 0.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.

live 11.3 years less


In Grenada, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 57.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Grenada, 24.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

be 40.0% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Grenada, 38.0% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8% as of 2015.

make 78.8% less money


Grenada has a GDP per capita of $15,100 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

Life

have 2.4 times more children


In Grenada, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 21.0 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Grenada, approximately 25.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.

be 21.0% less likely to be literate


In Grenada, the literacy rate is 98.6% as of 2014. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.

be 4.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Grenada, approximately 8.9 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.

Basic Needs

be 64.2% less likely to have access to electricity


In Grenada, approximately 92% of people have electricity access (92% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 33% of people on average (65% in urban areas, and 17% in rural areas) as of 2017.

be 57.7% less likely to have internet access


In Grenada, approximately 59.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.

be 29.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Grenada, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Tanzania, 68% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 11.8 times more coastline


Grenada has a total of 121 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 Grenada? 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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