Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tanzania instead of Uruguay, you would:
be 69.9% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tanzania, that number is 8.4% of people as of 2016.
be 7.7 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Uruguay, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Tanzania, that number is 4.6% of people as of 2018.
live 14.0 years less
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Tanzania, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020.
make 85.7% less money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.
be 35.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 10.3% as of 2014.
be 2.4 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Tanzania, however, that number is 22.8% as of 2015.
have 2.7 times more children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 30.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tanzania, 524.0 women do as of 2017.
be 21.1% less likely to be literate
In Uruguay, the literacy rate is 98.7% as of 2018. In Tanzania, it is 77.9% as of 2015.
be 4.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Tanzania, on the other hand, 36.4 children do as of 2020.
be 67.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Uruguay, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Tanzania, 33% of the population do as of 2017.
be 63.4% less likely to have internet access
In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tanzania, about 25.0% do as of 2018.
be 31.6% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Uruguay, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 94% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Tanzania, that number is 68% of people on average (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 30.6% less on education
Uruguay spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Tanzania spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
see 2.2 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Tanzania, that number is 1,424 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Tanzania: At a glance
How big is Tanzania compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.