Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Ireland, you would:
be 66.8% less likely to be obese
In Ireland, 25.3% 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 Ireland, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.
live 17.3 years less
In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 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.
pay a 37.5% lower top tax rate
Ireland has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 95.6% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $73,200 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.
be 53.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 6.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ireland, 8.2% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8% as of 2015.
have 2.7 times more children
In Ireland, there are approximately 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 104.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Ireland, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 10.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Ireland, approximately 3.6 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 Ireland, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.
be 70.4% less likely to have internet access
In Ireland, approximately 84.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.
be 30.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Ireland, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 98% 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.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Tanzania: At a glance
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