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United Republic of Tanzania

Summary statistics
Region 2015 Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 947303 Including Zanzibar.  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 55156 Including Zanzibar.  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 62.3 Including Zanzibar.  
Capital city 2015 Dodoma  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 228 2014.  
Currency 2015 Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)  
UN membership date 2013 14 December 1961  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 48030 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 31105 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 18072 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 7.0 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 6.4 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 7.4 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 952.2 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 700.9 Excluding Zanzibar.  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 475.7 Excluding Zanzibar.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 31.1 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 31.7 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 30.1 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 24.7 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 21.5 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 20.8 Excluding Zanzibar. Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 44.2 Excluding Zanzibar. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care. Excludes repair of personal and household goods.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 46.8 Excluding Zanzibar. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care. Excludes repair of personal and household goods.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 49.1 Excluding Zanzibar. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care. Excludes repair of personal and household goods.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 66.9  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 69.0 Excluding Zanzibar. Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2007.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 81.0 Break in the time series. Persons aged 10 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2002.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 6.4  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 4.2 Excluding Zanzibar. Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2007.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 3.8 Break in the time series. Persons aged 10 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2002.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 26.6  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 26.5 Excluding Zanzibar. Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2007.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 15.1 Break in the time series. Persons aged 10 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2002.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.1 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 2.9 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 3.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 74.0/83.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 83.6/86.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 88.7/90.6 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 287 Excluding Zanzibar.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 192 Excluding Zanzibar. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 128 Excluding Zanzibar.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 154 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 129  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 155 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 131  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 96  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -5021  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2211 Break in the time series.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -1570  
Exports (million US$) 2015 5854.2  
Imports (million US$) 2015 14706.0  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -8851.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 India (19.6), Kenya (13.6), South Africa (11.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Saudi Arabia (40.6), China (12.6), India (8.6)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 31.6 Including Zanzibar.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 5.4 Including Zanzibar.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 65.6/62.6  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 94  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 261.2/0.5 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 1113  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 328183  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 37  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.6  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 < 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.5  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 87.4/86.2 2013.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 30.8/33.7 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 2.5/4.9 2013.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 7.9 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 36.6  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 62.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 4.9 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 1077  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 52.8 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 10752/0.2  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 889  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 20.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 26.1  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 77.2/45.6  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 31.3/8.3  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 5.5  
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