Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Senegal, you would:
be 15.7 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Senegal, 0.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2020.
be 78.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Senegal, 48.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
be 43.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Senegal, 46.7% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Tanzania, however, that number is 26.4% as of 2017.
pay a 25.0% lower top tax rate
Senegal has a top tax rate of 40.0% as of 2016. In Tanzania, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 21.2% less money
Senegal has a GDP per capita of $3,300 as of 2020, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $2,600 as of 2020.
be 50.1% more likely to be literate
In Senegal, the literacy rate is 51.9% as of 2017. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.
be 66.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Senegal, approximately 315.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 12.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Senegal, approximately 32.4 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 43.7% less likely to have access to electricity
In Senegal, approximately 71% of people have electricity access (94% in urban areas, and 50% 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 48.8% less likely to have internet access
In Senegal, approximately 43.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Tanzania, about 22.0% do as of 2020.
be 17.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Senegal, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 79% 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 41.5% less on education
Senegal spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Tanzania spends 3.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 2.7 times more coastline
Senegal has a total of 531 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, Direction Generale des Impots et des Domaines.
Tanzania: At a glance
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