Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Palau instead of Tanzania, you would:
live 10.2 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Palau, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 6.6 times more likely to be obese
In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Palau, that number is 55.3% of people as of 2016.
make 4.6 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Palau, the GDP per capita is $14,700 as of 2017.
be 83.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Palau, that number is 1.7% as of 2015.
be 24.0% more likely to be literate
In Tanzania, the literacy rate is 77.9% as of 2015. In Palau, it is 96.6% as of 2015.
be 73.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Palau, on the other hand, 9.8 children do as of 2020.
have 67.3% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Palau, there are 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.0 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 Palau, that number is 99% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 97% in rural areas) as of 2016.
be 44.0% more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Palau, about 36.0% 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 (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Palau, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Palau: At a glance
How big is Palau compared to Tanzania? See an in-depth size comparison.