If you lived in Tanzania instead of Solomon Islands, you would:

Health

be 62.7% less likely to be obese

In Solomon Islands, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.

live 12.3 years less

In Solomon Islands, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 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 45.5% more money

Solomon Islands has a GDP per capita of $2,200 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

Life

have 46.6% more children

In Solomon Islands, there are approximately 23.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 5.0 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Solomon Islands, approximately 104.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.

be 2.7 times more likely to die during infancy

In Solomon Islands, approximately 13.4 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 2.1 times more likely to have internet access

In Solomon Islands, approximately 11.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.

be 31.1% less likely to have access to electricity

In Solomon Islands, approximately 48% of people have electricity access (70% in urban areas, and 42% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 33% of people on average (65% in urban areas, and 17% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 65.7% less on education

Solomon Islands spends 9.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2010. Tanzania spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Geography

see 73.2% less coastline

Solomon Islands has a total of 5,313 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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