Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Tanzania, you would:

Health

be 89.1% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Tanzania, 4.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 0.5% of people as of 2018.

live 12.7 years longer


In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.7 times more likely to be obese


In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 8.8 times more money


Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $28,200 as of 2017.

be 56.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 4.5% as of 1997.

Life

be 78.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 7.8 children do as of 2020.

have 63.6% fewer children


In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are 12.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.0 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Tanzania, approximately 33% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 3.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, about 80.7% do as of 2018.

be 44.1% 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas) as of 2015.

Expenditures

spend 23.5% less on education


Tanzania spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.6% of total GDP on education as of 2015.

Geography

see 90.5% less coastline


Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis 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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