Quality of life comparison
If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Tanzania, you would:
live 15.3 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
make 10.7 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.
be 71.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.
be 69.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 11.0 children do as of 2020.
have 67.9% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 74.4% more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.
be 46.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, 100% of people do as of 2017.
see 94.4% less coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
British Virgin Islands: At a glance
How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Tanzania? See an in-depth size comparison.