Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Senegal instead of Tanzania, you would:
be 93.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Tanzania, 4.7% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Senegal, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2020.
make 26.9% more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $2,600 as of 2020, while in Senegal, the GDP per capita is $3,300 as of 2020.
be 4.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Senegal, that number is 48.0% as of 2007.
be 76.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Tanzania, 26.4% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Senegal, however, that number is 46.7% as of 2011.
pay a 33.3% higher top tax rate
Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Senegal, the top tax rate is 40.0% as of 2016.
be 39.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Senegal, 315.0 women do as of 2017.
be 10.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Senegal, on the other hand, 32.4 children do as of 2022.
be 33.4% less likely to be literate
In Tanzania, the literacy rate is 77.9% as of 2015. In Senegal, it is 51.9% as of 2017.
be 77.5% more likely to have access to electricity
In Tanzania, approximately 40% of people have electricity access (71% in urban areas, and 23% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Senegal, that number is 71% of people on average (94% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 95.5% more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 22.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Senegal, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
be 21.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 72% of people have improved drinking water access (95% in urban areas, and 59% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Senegal, that number is 87% of people on average (96% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 71.0% more on education
Tanzania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Senegal spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
see 62.7% less coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Senegal, that number is 531 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Direction Generale des Impots et des Domaines.
Senegal: At a glance
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