Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 11.2 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Indonesia, 0.4% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Tanzania, that number is 4.5% of people.

live 10.4 years less


In Indonesia, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women). In Tanzania, that number is 63 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women).

be 21.7% more likely to be obese


In Indonesia, 6.9% of adults are obese. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people.

Economy

make 74.2% less money


Indonesia has a GDP per capita of $12,400, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200.

be 83.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Indonesia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3%.

be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Indonesia, 10.9% live below the poverty line. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8%.

Life

have 2.2 times more children


In Indonesia, there are approximately 16.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Tanzania, there are 35.6 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.2 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Indonesia, approximately 126.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Tanzania, 398.0 women do.

be 18.3% less likely to be literate


In Indonesia, the literacy rate is 95.4%. In Tanzania, it is 77.9%.

be 75.8% more likely to die during infancy


In Indonesia, approximately 22.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 39.9 children do.

Basic Needs

be 70.4% less likely to have access to electricity


In Indonesia, 81% of people have electricity access (94% in urban areas, and 66% in rural areas). In Tanzania, that number is 24% of people on average (71% in urban areas, and 4% in rural areas).

be 48.8% less likely to have internet access


In Indonesia, approximately 25.4% of the population has internet access. In Tanzania, about 13.0% do.

be 36.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Indonesia, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (94% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas). In Tanzania, that number is 56% of people on average (77% in urban areas, and 46% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 100.0% more on healthcare


Indonesia spends 2.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Tanzania, that number is 5.6% of GDP.

Geography

see 97.4% less coastline


Indonesia has a total of 54,716 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 Indonesia? 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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