Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Tanzania, you would:

Health

live 12.8 years longer


In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 63 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women). In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 7.7 times more money


Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500.

Life

be 68.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Tanzania, approximately 39.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.7 children do.

have 57.9% less children


In Tanzania, there are approximately 35.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Tanzania, approximately 13.0% of the population has internet access. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do.

be 75.4% 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 Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands compared to Tanzania? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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