Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Tanzania, you would:
be 95.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Tanzania, 4.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In India, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2017.
live 5.8 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 53.6% less likely to be obese
In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
make 2.2 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
be 17.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
pay a 18.5% higher top tax rate
Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 72.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
have 47.4% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.6 times 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 India, that number is 84% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 37.8% more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
be 35.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017. In India, that number is 93% of people on average (96% in urban areas, and 91% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 11.8% more on education
Tanzania spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 4.9 times more coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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