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

Health

be 62.7% less likely to be obese

In Romania, 22.5% 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 Romania, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.

live 12.1 years less

In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 87.0% less money

Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed

In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.

pay a 87.5% higher top tax rate

Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.

Life

have 4.1 times more children

In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 27.6 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.

be 21.2% less likely to be literate

In Romania, the literacy rate is 98.8% as of 2018. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.

be 4.2 times more likely to die during infancy

In Romania, approximately 8.7 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 Romania, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.

be 64.6% less likely to have internet access

In Romania, approximately 70.7% 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 Romania, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% 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.

Geography

see 6.3 times more coastline

Romania has a total of 225 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, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF).

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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