If you lived in Tanzania instead of Western Sahara, you would:

Economy

make 28.0% more money

Western Sahara has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2007, while in Tanzania, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.

Life

be 24.0% less likely to die during infancy

In Western Sahara, approximately 47.9 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.

have 23.6% more children

In Western Sahara, there are approximately 28.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tanzania, there are 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 28.3% more coastline

Western Sahara has a total of 1,110 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

Tanzania is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 885,800 sq km. Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule ended in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and popular opposition led to two contentious elections since 1995, which the ruling party won despite international observers' claims of voting irregularities. The formation of a government of national unity between Zanzibar's two leading parties succeeded in minimizing electoral tension in 2010.
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