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Education

 

Adjusted savings education expenditure > % of GNI 2.39 % of GNI [142nd of 168]
Average years of schooling of adults 2.7 [86th of 100]
Children out of school, primary 604,378 [10th of 126]
Children out of school, primary (per capita) 15.768 per 1,000 people [28th of 150]
Children out of school, primary, female 331,111 [9th of 117]
Children out of school, primary, female (per capita) 8.639 per 1,000 people [26th of 147]
Children out of school, primary, male 273,267 [11th of 117]
Children out of school, primary, male (per capita) 7.13 per 1,000 people [29th of 148]
Duration of compulsory education 7 years [131st of 171]
Duration of education > Primary level 7 [15th of 181]
Duration of education > Secondary level 6 [113rd of 181]
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 6,562,772 [2nd of 189]
Education enrolment by level > Primary level (per capita) 0.18 per capita [2nd of 172]
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 271,146 [88th of 171]
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level (per capita) 8.209 per 1,000 people [148th of 159]
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 31,049 [97th of 150]
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level (per capita) 0.872 per 1,000 people [124th of 146]
Education enrolment by level, percentage girls > Primary level 48.72% [3rd of 179]
Education enrolment by level, percentage girls > Secondary level 44.82% [123rd of 162]
Education enrolment by level, percentage girls > Tertiary level 30.71% [116th of 126]
Education enrolment ratio, net, primary level 98% [2nd of 160]
Education enrolment ratio, net, primary level > Men 99% [2nd of 160]
Education enrolment ratio, net, primary level > Women 97% [2nd of 160]
Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 2.2% [115th of 127]
Education, percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 79.2% [3rd of 112]
Education, percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 77.6% [3rd of 101]
Education, percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 80.9% [4th of 101]
Education, primary completion rate 72 [4th of 148]
Education, primary completion rate > Men 73 [4th of 145]
Education, primary completion rate > Women 70 [4th of 145]
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 4.8% [136th of 135]
Female enrolment share > Primary level 49.9% [6th of 176]
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 44.8% [133rd of 170]
Geographical aptitude results 63.064 [152nd of 191]
Girls to boys ratio, primary level enrolment 0.97 [5th of 183]
Girls to boys ratio, secondary level enrolment 0.82 [121st of 172]
Girls to boys ratio, tertiary level enrolment 0.48 [85th of 139]
Grade 1 intake rate 13.3 [114th of 114]
Gross intake rate in grade 1, female > % of relevant age group 124.23 % [10th of 156]
Gross intake rate in grade 1, male > % of relevant age group 125.13 % [16th of 156]
Gross intake rate in grade 1, total > % of relevant age group 124.68 % [11th of 157]
Illiteracy rates by sex, aged 15+ 21.9% [50th of 138]
Illiteracy rates by sex, aged 15+ > Men 14.2% [60th of 138]
Illiteracy rates by sex, aged 15+ > Women 29.4% [48th of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ 4,604,000 [26th of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ (per capita) 125.961 per 1,000 people [51st of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ > Men 1,463,000 [27th of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ > Men (per capita) 40.026 per 1,000 people [63rd of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ > Women 3,140,200 [21st of 138]
Illiterate population by sex, aged 15+ > Women (per capita) 85.913 per 1,000 people [50th of 138]

Literacy > Definition
age 15 and over can read and write Kiswahili (Swahili), English, or Arabic

Literacy > Female 70.7% [111st of 157]
Literacy > Male 85.9% [97th of 156]
Literacy > Total population 78.2% [112nd of 160]
Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 62.17 % [83rd of 121]
Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 77.51 % [82nd of 121]
Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 69.43 % [85th of 121]
Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24 76.2 % [81st of 123]
Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 80.92 % [86th of 123]
Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 78.4 % [81st of 123]
Literacy rates, aged 15-24 78.4% [13th of 138]
Literacy rates, aged 15-24 > Men 80.9% [14th of 138]
Literacy rates, aged 15-24 > Women 76.2% [13th of 138]
Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population 89.56 % [7th of 95]
Net intake rate in grade 1, female > % of official school-age population 90.5 % [5th of 93]
Net intake rate in grade 1, male > % of official school-age population 88.64 % [8th of 93]
Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 76 % [29th of 83]
Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 75.64 % [32nd of 83]
Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 75.81 % [36th of 92]
Primary completion rate, female > % of relevant age group 53.1 % [69th of 138]
Primary completion rate, male > % of relevant age group 55.27 % [75th of 138]
Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 54.19 % [79th of 141]
Primary education, duration > years 7 years [12th of 197]
Primary education, pupils 7,541,208 [5th of 176]
Primary education, pupils (per capita) 0.197 per capita [8th of 193]
Primary education, pupils > % female 48.87 % female [20th of 175]
Primary education, teachers 135,013 [14th of 159]
Primary education, teachers (per capita) 3.522 per 1,000 people [64th of 191]
Primary education, teachers > % female 47.93 % female [63rd of 153]
Primary school girls out of school 47% [23rd of 99]
Private school enrolment > Primary level 0.2 [144th of 148]
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 43.1 [18th of 131]
Progression to secondary school > % 33.62 % [77th of 123]
Progression to secondary school, female > % 33.3 % [75th of 118]
Progression to secondary school, male > % 33.95 % [76th of 118]
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 2.17 % [116th of 136]
Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 11.37 % [80th of 103]
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 55.86 [9th of 159]
Pupils reaching grade 5 81.8 [66th of 108]
Pupils-teacher ratio > primary level 40.4 [32nd of 175]
Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 48.01 [49th of 137]
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 96.41 [54th of 174]
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 81.56 [117th of 162]
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 94.92 % [47th of 157]
Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 94.17 % [76th of 123]
Repetition rate, primary > % of total enrollment 4.27 % [56th of 128]
Repetition rate, primary, female > % of total enrollment 4.39 % [50th of 125]
Repetition rate, primary, male > % of total enrollment 4.15 % [57th of 125]
Repitition rate > Primary level 3.2 [93rd of 143]
School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 28.73 % gross [55th of 159]
School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 28.94 % gross [55th of 153]
School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 28.51 % gross [55th of 153]
School enrollment, primary > % gross 106.02 % gross [46th of 176]
School enrollment, primary > % net 91.38 % net [31st of 139]
School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 104.07 % gross [48th of 174]
School enrollment, primary, female > % net 90.51 % net [32nd of 137]
School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 107.95 % gross [47th of 174]
School enrollment, primary, male > % net 92.23 % net [30th of 136]
School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 0.86 % [71st of 139]
School enrollment, secondary > % gross 5.87 % gross [151st of 164]
School enrollment, secondary > % net 4.61 % net [37th of 121]
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 5.27 % gross [146th of 162]
School enrollment, secondary, female > % net 4.5 % net [37th of 119]
School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 6.47 % gross [148th of 162]
School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 4.73 % net [37th of 119]
School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 50.72 % [6th of 124]
School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 1.39 % gross [60th of 141]
School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 0.9 % gross [58th of 137]
School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 1.88 % gross [59th of 137]
School life expectancy > Female 5 years [89th of 96]
School life expectancy > Male 5.1 years [95th of 97]
School life expectancy > Total 5 years [102nd of 110]
Scientific and technical journal articles 86 [85th of 175]
Secondary education, general pupils 524,325 [37th of 183]
Secondary education, general pupils (per capita) 0.014 per 1,000 people [101st of 196]
Secondary education, pupils 524,325 [36th of 166]
Secondary education, pupils (per capita) 0.014 per capita [89th of 185]
Secondary education, pupils > % female 46.64 % female [61st of 153]
Secondary education, teachers 9,904 [86th of 141]
Secondary education, teachers (per capita) 0.365 per 1,000 people [184th of 188]
Secondary education, teachers > % female 22.78 % female [106th of 131]
Secondary education, vocational pupils 23,567 [73rd of 163]
Secondary education, vocational pupils (per capita) 0.692 per 1,000 people [147th of 183]
Tertiary enrollment 0.7% [147th of 151]
Trained teachers in primary education > % of total teachers 100 % [8th of 61]
Trained teachers in primary education, female > % of female teachers 100 % [2nd of 56]
Trained teachers in primary education, male > % of male teachers 100 % [2nd of 56]
Women to men parity index, as ratio of literacy rates, aged 15-24 0.94 [11th of 138]
World Organization of the Scout Movement > Members > Admits Boys/Girls both


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; UNESCO; Source UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; The Geography Zone; World Bank; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Household survey data, net enrolment data from UNESCO, and data from UNICEF country offices; UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Wikipedia List of World Organization of the Scout Movement members


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


Health

 

Adolescent fertility rate > births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 105.78 births [28th of 184]
ARI treatment > % of children under 5 taken to a health provider 56.6 % [3rd of 52]
Birth rate, crude > per 1,000 people 36.4 per 1,000 people [31st of 195]
Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 43.4 % [13th of 76]
Children Underweight Rate 7% [26th of 95]
Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 26.4 % [7th of 57]
Dependency ratio per 100 90 [21st of 166]
Diarrhea treatment > % of children under 5 receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding 53 % [1st of 47]
Drinking water availability % 68% [111st of 147]
expenditure per capita > current US$ 12 $ [175th of 186]
expenditure, private > % of GDP 2.26 % [98th of 187]
expenditure, public > % of GDP 1.74 % [154th of 187]
expenditure, total > % of GDP 4 % [154th of 187]
External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health 27.1 % [22nd of 141]
External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 26.9% [20th of 179]
Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 54.62 % [49th of 112]
Fertility rate, total > births per woman 5.2 births per woman [27th of 194]
Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Females 40.7 [169th of 186]
Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Males 40 [166th of 186]
Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Total population 40.4 [167th of 186]
HIV AIDS > Adult prevalence rate 8.8% [11th of 136]
HIV AIDS > Deaths 160,000 [4th of 102]
HIV AIDS > Deaths (per capita) 4,377.456 per million people [12th of 102]
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS 1,600,000 [3rd of 126]
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS (per capita) 43.775 per 1,000 people [9th of 126]
Hospital beds > per 1,000 people 0.89 per 1,000 people [66th of 149]
Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 90 % [106th of 190]
Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 91 % [95th of 190]
Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 47 % [116th of 167]
Improved sanitation facilities, rural > % of rural population with access 43 % [103rd of 167]
Improved sanitation facilities, urban > % of urban population with access 53 % [147th of 173]
Improved water source > % of population with access 62 % [143rd of 176]
Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access 49 % [147th of 174]
Improved water source, urban > % of urban population with access 85 % [145th of 181]
Incidence of tuberculosis > per 100,000 people 341.98 per 100,000 people [23rd of 200]
Infant mortality rate > Female 63.19 deaths/1,000 live births [31st of 225]
Infant mortality rate > Male 77.51 deaths/1,000 live births [25th of 225]
Infant mortality rate > Total 70.46 deaths/1,000 live births [26th of 225]
Intestinal diseases death rate 30.75% [36th of 141]
Investment in water and sanitation with private participation > current US$ 8,500,000 $ [8th of 19]
Investment in water and sanitation with private participation > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.826 $ per $1,000 of GDP [6th of 44]
Investment in water and sanitation with private participation > current US$ (per capita) 0.23 $ per 1,000 people [14th of 45]
life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est.
Life expectancy at birth > Female 52.88 years [198th of 226]
Life expectancy at birth > Male 50.06 years [201st of 226]
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 51.45 years [199th of 225]
Life expectancy at birth, female > years 46.65 years [162nd of 194]
Life expectancy at birth, male > years 45.98 years [161st of 194]
Life expectancy at birth, total > years 46.3 years [161st of 194]
Life expectancy at birth, years > Females 46 [172nd of 186]
Life expectancy at birth, years > Males 44 [170th of 186]
Life expectancy at birth, years > Total population 45 [170th of 186]
Major infectious diseases > Degree of risk very high
Major infectious diseases > Food or waterborne diseases
bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
Major infectious diseases > Vectorborne diseases malaria and plague
Major infectious diseases > Water contact disease schistosomiasis
Malaria prevention, use of insecticide-treated bed nets > % of under-5 population 16 % [2nd of 27]
Malnutrition prevalence, height for age > % of children under 5 37.7 % [3rd of 52]
Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age > % of children under 5 21.8 % [5th of 63]
Measles immunization 72 [132nd of 168]
Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 82.5% [118th of 185]
Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 83.2 % [109th of 185]
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 17 [169th of 185]
Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 31 [178th of 185]
Physicians > per 1,000 people 0.02 per 1,000 people [56th of 148]
Population suffering from undernourishment in 1990-1992 37 % [22nd of 106]
Population suffering from undernourishment in 2001-2003 44 % [13th of 108]
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care > % 78.2 % [9th of 62]
Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 4.4% [66th of 159]
Prevalence of HIV, total > % of population ages 15-49 6.46 % [13th of 148]
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 44 % [14th of 172]
Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health 45.2% [86th of 185]
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 140 per 1,000 people [29th of 187]
Respiratory disease child death rate 148.89 (est)
Smoking prevalence, females > % of adults 1.3 % [22nd of 43]
Smoking prevalence, males > % of adults 23 % [24th of 42]
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP 4.9% [125th of 185]
Total fertility rate 5.1 [30th of 166]
Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS > % 44.9 % [126th of 178]
Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 81.33 % [80th of 171]
Unmet need for contraception > % of married women ages 15-49 21.8 % [2nd of 13]
Women circumcised 1.5 [15th of 27]
Women circumcised (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [25th of 27]
Women circumcised share 1.5% [15th of 27]


SOURCES
Wikipedia Abortion law ; World Development Indicators database; UNICEF; World Health Organization; World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Global Water Supply and Sanitation Assessment 2000 Report and updates provided by UNICEF to the United Nations Millennium Indicator Database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Health Organisation. 1997-1999 World Health Statistics Annual. Geneva WHO, 2000; Wikipedia List of countries by life expectancy ; Wikipedia List of countries by percentage of population suffering from undernourishment ; The World Health Report 2001; Unicef (1994)


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


Sports

 

1970 British Commonwealth Games > Medals > Pos 20 [8th of 24]
1974 British Commonwealth Games > Medals 1 [12th of 14]
1974 British Commonwealth Games > Medals > Pos 16 [6th of 18]
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 1 [12th of 12]
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals > Pos 15 [7th of 18]
1982 Commonwealth Games > Medals table > Pos 12 [12th of 20]
1982 Commonwealth Games > Medals table > Total 5 [10th of 20]
All-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games > 1974 British Commonwealth Games > Gold 1 [21st of 24]
All-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games > 2002 Commonwealth Games > Gold 5 [21st of 38]
All-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games > 2006 Commonwealth Games > Gold 6 [21st of 38]
All-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games > 2006 Commonwealth Games > Silver 6 [20th of 41]
FIFA World Ranking > Men 195 [160th of 198]
    FIFA World Ranking > Men (per capita) 5.304 per 1 million people [186th of 197]
FIFA World Ranking > Women 788 [117th of 117]
    FIFA World Ranking > Women (per capita) 0.021 per 1,000 population [101st of 116]
International Cricket Council members > Associate Members > Member Since 2001  
Summer olympic medals > All time 2 [85th of 116]
    Summer olympic medals > All time (per capita) 0.544 per 10 million people [112nd of 116]


SOURCES
Wikipedia 1970 British Commonwealth Games ; Wikipedia 1974 British Commonwealth Games ; Wikipedia 1978 Commonwealth Games ; Wikipedia 1982 Commonwealth Games ; Wikipedia All-time medal tally of Commonwealth Games ; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); FIFA Official Website, December 2005; Wikipedia List of International Cricket Council members ; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


Food

 

beverages and tobacco > % of value added in manufacturing 34.42 % [27th of 103]
exports > % of merchandise exports 56.67 % [13th of 156]
imports > % of merchandise imports 11.9 % [41st of 155]
Subway resturants 2 [66th of 82]
Subway resturants (per capita) 0.005 per 100,000 population [78th of 82]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Subway, 2006.


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


Language
 

English speakers 0 [48th of 52]
English speakers (per $ GDP) 0 per $10,000 of GDP [30th of 35]
English speakers (per capita) 0 per 100 people [40th of 46]
English status
Used by some Asian residents as mother tongue. Taught in secondary school and university. Bible 1535-1989.
English-speaking population > As an additional language 4,000,000 [20th of 59]
English-speaking population > Total 4,000,000 [23rd of 99]

Languages
Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages; note Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources including Arabic and English; it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages

Languages > A note
Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources, including Arabic and English, and it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages

Languages > Note
Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of the Bantu people living in Zanzibar and nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure and origin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources including Arabic and English; it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages

Languages of the African Union > Illiteracy > Literacy rate 69.4 [132nd of 174]


SOURCES
Ethnologue; Wikipedia List of countries by English-speaking population ; Wikipedia List of countries by English-speaking population; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Wikipedia Languages of the African Union


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


2) Religion
 

Buddhism > By country > Buddhism > % of Buddhists 0.1 % [54th of 63]
Buddhism > By country > Buddhism > Buddhist total 36,766 [42nd of 63]
Catholic > Cardinal electors 1 [31st of 63]
Catholic > Cardinals 1 [36th of 65]
Catholic > Cardinals (per $ GDP) 0.595 per $14.1 billion [10th of 64]
Catholic > Cardinals (per capita) 0.027 per 1 million population [54th of 65]
Catholic > Diocesan priests 1,382 [30th of 143]
Catholic > Diocesan priests (per capita) 0.0375891 per 1,000 people [63rd of 143]
Catholic > Dioceses 30 [19th of 150]
Catholic > Dioceses (per capita) 0.000815971 per 1,000 people [82nd of 148]
Catholic > Parishes 813 [36th of 149]
Catholic > Parishes (per capita) 0.0221128 per 1,000 people [74th of 147]
Catholic > Permanent Deacons 1 [74th of 90]
Catholic > Permanent Deacons (per capita) 0.027199 per 1 million people [85th of 90]
Catholic > Religious Priests 698 [30th of 148]
Catholic > Religious Priests (per capita) 0.0189849 per 1,000 people [75th of 147]
Catholic > Total Priests 2,080 [32nd of 149]
Catholic > Total Priests (per capita) 0.056574 per 1,000 people [70th of 148]
Catholics 10,313,000 [19th of 140]
Catholics as percentage 25.74 [61st of 150]
Islam > Number of Muslim 18,250,000 [20th of 67]
Islam > Percentage 35% [53rd of 164]
Islam > Percentage Muslim 35% [55th of 168]
Islam > Population 12,868,224 [22nd of 165]
Islam > Shia 1,095,000 [20th of 67]
Islam > Shia to Muslim 6 % [32nd of 67]
Islam > Sunni 17,155,000 [17th of 67]
Islam > Sunni to Muslim 94 % [34th of 67]
Islam in Africa > Islamic population in Africa and population percentage > Population 35 % [23rd of 45]
Jehovahs Witnesses 13,697 [60th of 178]
Jehovahs Witnesses (per capita) 0.308383 per 1,000 people [145th of 177]
Muslim 50 % [40th of 66]
Protestantism > By country > Protestants 5,147,290 [22nd of 167]
Protestantism > By country > Protestants > % Protestant 14 % [68th of 163]

Religions
mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

Religions > All
mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

Religions > Muslim 35 % [45th of 100]
Roman Catholicism > By country > Roman Catholicism > % Catholic 25.74 % [68th of 170]
Roman Catholicism > By country > Roman Catholicism > Catholic total 9,463,660 [24th of 170]
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 320,643 [13th of 232]
Seventh-day Adventist Membership (per capita) 87,211.826 per 10 million people [61st of 222]


SOURCES
Wikipedia Buddhism by country ; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; Catholic Hierarchy.org; Wikipedia Demographics of Islam ; CIA World Factbook; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; Wikipedia Islam in Africa ; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; Wikipedia Protestantism by country ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; Wikipedia Roman Catholicism by country ; adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


3)Media

 
Average cost of local call 0.07 [83rd of 151]
Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service exports 9.72 % [114th of 153]
Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 19.22 % [97th of 155]
DVD region 5 [42nd of 171]
E-Government rating 33.8 [151st of 182]
Fax machines 0.07 per 1,000 people [101st of 103]
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > per 1,000 people 55.55 per 1,000 people [152nd of 193]
HAM radio prefixes 5HA - 5IZ
Households with television > % 6.1 % [38th of 160]
International dialling code 255
International voice traffic > out and in, minutes 51,372,220 min. [103rd of 164]
International voice traffic > out and in, minutes (per capita) 1.419 min. per capita [134th of 185]
Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$ 88,500,000 $ [48th of 101]
Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$ (per $ GDP) 7.307 $ per $1,000 of GDP [29th of 130]
Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$ (per capita) 2.309 $ per capita [68th of 132]
Mobile phone subscribers 1,942,000 [75th of 198]
Mobile phone subscribers (per capita) 51.612 per 1 million people [152nd of 201]
Number of PCs 278 [85th of 169]
Number of PCs (per $ GDP) 0.117 per $10 million of GDP [65th of 144]
Number of PCs (per capita) 0.076 per 10,000 people [143rd of 169]
Personal computers 278,000 [82nd of 164]
Personal computers (per capita) 7.388 per 1 million people [135th of 171]
Phone subscribers 16 [158th of 178]
Population covered by mobile telephony > % 25 % [90th of 108]
Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 9.55 $/month [107th of 185]
Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 14.04 $/month [52nd of 151]
Radio broadcast stations AM 12, FM 11, shortwave 2
Radio receivers 8,800,000 [35th of 188]
Radio receivers (per capita) 0.279 per capita [101st of 182]
Radios 8,800,000 [37th of 221]
Radios (per capita) 239.352 per 1,000 people [129th of 212]
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 4.32 % [129th of 165]
Telecommunications investment > current LCU 8269000000
Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 2.27 % GDP [106th of 167]
Telecommunications revenue > current LCU 214000000000
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 3.17 $ [18th of 142]
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes (per $ GDP) 280.265 $ per $1 trillion of GD [32nd of 174]
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes (per capita) 84.248 $ per 1 million people [73rd of 178]
Telephone employees, total 3,514 [84th of 194]
Telephone employees, total (per capita) 0.097 per 1,000 people [149th of 202]
Telephone faults > per 100 mainlines 24 per 100 mainlines [38th of 134]
Telephone mainlines 148,360 [116th of 202]
Telephone mainlines (per capita) 3.943 per 1,000 people [166th of 203]
Telephone subscribers 2,090,360 [82nd of 199]
Telephone subscribers (per capita) 0.057 per 1,000 people [153rd of 201]
Telephone subscribers per employee 218.68 [79th of 191]

Telephone system > Domestic
fixed-line telephone network inadequate with less than 1 connection per 100 persons; mobile-cellular service, aided by multiple providers, is increasing; trunk service provided by open-wire, microwave radio relay, tropospheric scatter, and fiber-optic cable; some links being made digital

Telephone system > General assessment
telecommunications services are inadequate; system operating below capacity and being modernized for better service; small aperture terminal (VSAT) system under construction

Telephone system > International
country code - 255; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Atlantic Ocean)

Telephone system > Regulation 1994
Telephones > Main lines in use 169,135 [97th of 174]
Telephones > Main lines in use (per capita) 4.294 per 1,000 people [122nd of 173]
Telephones > Mobile cellular 9,358,000 [3rd of 186]
Telephones > Mobile cellular (per capita) 232.71 per 1,000 people [4th of 185]
Television broadcast stations 3 [12th of 89]
Television broadcast stations (per capita) 0.091 per million people [13th of 67]
Television receivers 103,000 [130th of 185]
Television receivers (per capita) 3.271 per 1,000 people [174th of 179]
Television standard > UHF PAL B
Television standard > VHF PAL B
Televisions 103,000 [132nd of 215]
Televisions (per capita) 2.8015 per 1,000 people [206th of 209]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Amazon.com; report presents the second annual update on global e-government, i.e., the delivery of public sector information and online services through the Internet. This report studies the features that are available online at national government websites. Using a detailed analysis of 1.197 government websites in 198 different nations, it measures the information and services that are online, chart the variations that exist across countries, and discuss how e-government sites vary by region of the world. In order to see how the 198 nations ranked overall, the E-Government Ranking 2002 created a 0 to 100 point index and applied it to each nation's websites based on the availability of contact information, publications, databases, portals, and number of online services. (2002); The Information for Development Program; hamcity.com; ITU; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Source UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; ITU-BDT Telecommunications Regulatory Database; Tenlab May 2002


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of

Internet

 

Country code .tz
Hosts 24,271 [87th of 228]
Hosts (per capita) 603.559 per million people [151st of 222]
International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 16 Mbps [104th of 167]
International Internet bandwidth > Mbps (per $ GDP) 1.637 Mbps per $1 trillion of [142nd of 184]
International Internet bandwidth > Mbps (per capita) 0.442 Mbps per 1 billion peop [158th of 188]
Internet Service Providers 6 [106th of 229]
Internet Service Providers (per capita) 0.000163194 per 1,000 people [187th of 215]
ISP 6 [80th of 162]
ISP (per capita) 177.259 per billion people [110th of 127]
Livejournal users 33 [186th of 226]
Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 93.6 $/month [6th of 180]
Secure Internet servers 1 [168th of 183]
Secure Internet servers (per capita) 0.026 per 1 million people [182nd of 189]
TLD .tz
Users 400,000 [92nd of 190]
Users (per capita) 10.156 per 1,000 people [143rd of 184]


SOURCES
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; LiveJournal


ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania, united rep. of tanzania, Tanzania, U. Rep. of


4)Tourism

1. Zanzibar International Film Festival
Also known as ZIFF, this is East Africa’s largest film, art, and music festival. The two-week-long carnival boasts the best parties on the island, featuring live music and dancing.

2. Diving and Snorkeling
These activities are abundant off both the Tanzanian coast and the surrounding islands. Large coral reefs with tropical fish and whale sharks attract world-class divers from all over the world. If you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, be sure to check out some of the finest unbleached coral in the Indian Ocean.

3. Hot-Air Balloon Ride at the Serengeti National Park
Though somewhat expensive, this sophisticated mode of touring the park begins with spectacular views of natural beauty and wildlife and ends elegantly with a glass of champagne in the middle of the African bush. We urge you
Do not forget your camera!

4. Stone Town
The heart and soul of Zanzibar, Stone Town hasn’t changed much in the past 200 years. Once one of the most important trading ports on the Indian Ocean, Stone Town became a center for wealthy traders, who built grand houses with elaborate wooden doors. Visit Livingstone’s old house, the Palace Museum, the Arab Fort, and the bazaar, and take time to wander along the narrow streets and alleyways to get a feel of this historic town.

5. Mount Kilimanjaro
Whether you prefer standing at a distance and looking up at this massive mound of earth or tickling its back while hiking along its ridges, Mount Kilimanjaro is a site not to be missed. For the adventurous, the climb takes about five days and leads you through thick forests, peaceful grasslands, glaciers, and rocky terrain. Consider the climb only if you can call yourself an experienced climber; beginners should not attempt to summit Kilimanjaro. Be sure to plan your trip thoroughly with a guide if you plan on making the climb.

6. The Great Rift Valley
A number of national parks play host to this famous geological attraction. The Great Rift Valley runs to just over 5,400 miles and features lakes, volcanoes, and steep gorges. It also attracts a vast array of water wildlife, such as flamingos and pelicans.

7. Deep-Sea Fishing
The waters off the Tanzanian coast are rich in big-game fish, like marlin, tuna, swordfish, and barracuda. We recommend arranging a trip with a local lodge, as guides will know the local waters the best. Half-day and daylong trips can be arranged for small and large groups. If you’re an avid fisher, you’re in luck
these waters are still relatively unknown.

8. Ngorongoro Crater
This giant crater, stretching over 12 miles (19.3 kilometers,) was created after a volcano collapsed. The rim of the crater has excellent game viewing, and travelers can take a safari in the crater’s bottom.

9. Serengeti National Park
If you want an authentic African safari experience, head for the Serengeti. It is no doubt one of the most visited of the national parks in Tanzania. The park is enormous, and you can tailor your trip to your wilderness comfort level. Its creators aimed to preserve the world’s largest migration path, so check with your travel guide to make sure you are in the right place at the right time for the best viewing.

10. Lake Victoria
The largest lake in Africa (and the second-largest in the world), Victoria is nearly 27,000 square miles (43,452 kilometers) wide. While you’re there, visit Owen Falls (on the Ugandan side of the lake) and check out a few of the world’s most spectacular varieties of fish. Worn out from the hustle and bustle of the traditional African safari? you will find a quiet and peaceful alternative along Lake Victoria’s shoreline.

When to Go
We recommend visiting Tanzania between January and March the clear days are perfect for game viewing, and the warm nights are ideal for a dip in the Indian Ocean. Tanzania has two rainy seasons the period from mid-March to the end of May is known as the masika rain season. The second season is known as the vuli season; it occurs intermittently throughout November and parts of December and January. During the vuli season, showers arrive in the morning and are sometimes interrupted with clear weather.

If you’re planning to travel on safari, check with lodges to determine the best travel periods especially if you are looking to spot particular animals, as migratory patterns may differ among various groups of wildlife. We do not suggest traveling during April and May, because of the rain.



 

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