Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 56.5% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Tanzania, 4.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Angola, that number is 2.0% of people as of 2018.

live 2.6 years less

In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Angola, that number is 61 years (59 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020.


make 2.1 times more money

Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800 as of 2017.

be 35.9% less likely to be unemployed

In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Angola, that number is 6.6% as of 2016.

pay a 43.3% lower top tax rate

Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Angola, the top tax rate is 17.0% as of 2016.

be 60.5% more likely to be live below the poverty line

In Tanzania, 22.8% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Angola, however, that number is 36.6% as of 2008.


be 54.0% less likely to die during childbirth

In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Angola, 241.0 women do as of 2017.

have 23.4% more children

In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Angola, there are 42.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 71.2% more likely to die during infancy

In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Angola, on the other hand, 62.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 22.7% more likely to have access to electricity

In Tanzania, approximately 33% of people have electricity access (65% in urban areas, and 17% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 40% of people on average (71% in urban areas, and 16% in rural areas) as of 2013.

be 42.6% less likely to have internet access

In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Angola, about 14.3% do as of 2018.


see 12.4% more coastline

Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Angola, that number is 1,600 km.

Angola: At a glance

Angola is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,246,700 sq km. Angola is still rebuilding its country since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again in 1993. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - during the more than a quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and cemented the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS pushed through a new constitution in 2010; elections held in 2012 saw him installed as president.

How big is Angola compared to Tanzania? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Direcção Nacional dos Impostos, Ministério das Finanças.


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