Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Italy, you would:
be 57.8% less likely to be obese
In Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.
be 23.5 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Italy, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2020.
live 12.4 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Tanzania, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022.
pay a 38.5% lower top tax rate
Italy has a top tax rate of 48.8% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 93.3% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2020, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $2,600 as of 2020.
be 31.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 20.1% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Tanzania, however, that number is 26.4% as of 2017.
have 4.8 times more children
In Italy, there are approximately 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Tanzania, there are 33.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 262.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 21.5% less likely to be literate
In Italy, the literacy rate is 99.2% as of 2018. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.
be 11.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 36.4 children do as of 2020.
be 60.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Italy, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Tanzania, 40% of the population do as of 2019.
be 68.6% less likely to have internet access
In Italy, approximately 70.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Tanzania, about 22.0% do as of 2020.
be 27.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Italy, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 72% of people on average (95% in urban areas, and 59% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 27.9% less on education
Italy spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Tanzania spends 3.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 56.3% less on healthcare
Italy spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Tanzania, that number is 3.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 81.3% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 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, Italian Revenue Agency.
Tanzania: At a glance
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