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

Health

be 76.1% less likely to be obese

In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.

be 46.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Qatar, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.

live 15.5 years less

In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 97.4% less money

Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

be 15.7% more likely to be unemployed

In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

Life

have 3.7 times more children

In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 58.2 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.

be 16.7% less likely to be literate

In Qatar, the literacy rate is 93.5% as of 2017. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.

be 6.4 times more likely to die during infancy

In Qatar, approximately 5.7 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.

Basic Needs

be 67.0% less likely to have access to electricity

In Qatar, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.

be 74.9% less likely to have internet access

In Qatar, approximately 99.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.

be 31.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Qatar, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Tanzania, 68% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 17.2% more on education

Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Tanzania spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Geography

see 2.5 times more coastline

Qatar has a total of 563 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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