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

Health

be 23.5 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Philippines, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2020.

be 31.2% more likely to be obese

In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 67.5% less money

Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,000 as of 2020, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $2,600 as of 2020.

be 2.0 times more likely to be unemployed

In Philippines, 5.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

be 58.1% more likely to live below the poverty line

In Philippines, 16.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Tanzania, however, that number is 26.4% as of 2017.

Life

have 49.5% more children

In Philippines, there are approximately 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Tanzania, there are 33.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

be 4.3 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Philippines, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.

be 19.1% less likely to be literate

In Philippines, the literacy rate is 96.3% as of 2019. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.

be 63.7% more likely to die during infancy

In Philippines, approximately 22.2 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.

Basic Needs

be 58.3% less likely to have access to electricity

In Philippines, approximately 96% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Tanzania, that number is 40% of people on average (71% in urban areas, and 23% in rural areas) as of 2019.

be 56.0% less likely to have internet access

In Philippines, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Tanzania, about 22.0% do as of 2020.

be 25.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Philippines, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 95% 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.

Geography

see 96.1% less coastline

Philippines has a total of 36,289 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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