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


be 83.2% less likely to be obese

In Niue, 50.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.


be 14.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Niue, 12.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2001. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

make 44.8% less money

Niue has a GDP per capita of $5,800 as of 2003, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

Basic Needs

be 72.7% less likely to have internet access

In Niue, approximately 91.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.

be 30.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Niue, approximately 98% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Tanzania, 68% of people do as of 2017.


see 22.2 times more coastline

Niue has a total of 64 km of coastline. In Tanzania, that number is 1,424 km.

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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