Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

be 97.8% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Tanzania, 4.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Croatia, that number is 0.1% of people.

live 13.5 years longer


In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 63 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women). In Croatia, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 years for women).

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese


In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese. In Croatia, that number is 24.4% of people.

Economy

make 7.6 times more money


Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200, while in Croatia, the GDP per capita is $24,400.

be 14.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Tanzania, 22.8% live below the poverty line. In Croatia, however, that number is 19.5%.

be 20.4% more likely to be unemployed


In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed. In Croatia, that number is 12.4%.

spend 57.3% more on taxes


Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In Croatia, the top tax rate is 47.2%.

Life

be 98.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Tanzania, approximately 398.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Croatia, 8.0 women do.

be 27.5% more likely to be literate


In Tanzania, the literacy rate is 77.9%. In Croatia, it is 99.3%.

be 76.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Tanzania, approximately 39.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Croatia, on the other hand, 9.3 children do.

have 75.0% fewer children


In Tanzania, there are approximately 35.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Croatia, there are 8.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 4.2 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Tanzania, 24% of the population has electricity access. In Croatia, 100% of the population do.

be 5.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Tanzania, approximately 13.0% of the population has internet access. In Croatia, about 72.7% do.

be 79.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Tanzania, approximately 56% of people have improved drinking water access (77% in urban areas, and 46% in rural areas). In Croatia, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 31.4% more on education


Tanzania spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education. Croatia spends 4.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 39.3% more on healthcare


Tanzania spends 5.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Croatia, that number is 7.8% of GDP.

Geography

see 4.1 times more coastline


Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Croatia, that number is 5,835 km.

Croatia: At a glance

Croatia is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 55,974 sq km. The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO. Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands, along with a majority of Croatia's ethnic Serb population. Under UN supervision, the last Serb-held enclave in eastern Slavonia was returned to Croatia in 1998. The country joined NATO in April 2009 and the EU in July 2013.

How big is Croatia 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, Croatia Tax Administration.

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