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GDL Area Database (4.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 131 countries, 1483 sub-national regions
38.6 million persons, 8.7 million households
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% population in urban areas

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Tanzania (Africa)
Total 21.9 21.4 20.8 20.3 19.8 20.7 21.6 22.5 22.8 23.1 23.4 23.7 24.0 23.8 23.7 23.5 23.4 23.2 23.1 24.4 25.7 27.0 28.3 29.6 30.9 32.1 33.4
Urban 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Rural 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Poor 19.8 19.0 18.3 17.5 16.8 17.7 18.6 19.5 19.4 19.4 19.3 19.3 19.2 18.7 18.2 17.7 17.2 16.7 16.2 16.6 17.1 17.5 18.0 18.5 18.9 19.4 19.8
Nonpoor 81.1 80.2 79.3 78.5 77.6 82.7 87.8 92.9 91.6 90.4 89.2 87.9 86.7 85.6 84.5 83.4 82.3 81.1 80.0 79.9 79.7 79.6 79.4 79.2 79.1 78.9 78.8
Lowest 25% 6.26 5.42 4.57 3.73 2.88 2.71 2.53 2.36 2.53 2.69 2.86 3.02 3.19 3.23 3.26 3.30 3.34 3.37 3.41 3.83 4.25 4.66 5.08 5.50 5.92 6.34 6.75
Second 25% 12.7 11.5 10.4 9.21 8.04 8.03 8.01 8.00 7.58 7.15 6.73 6.30 5.88 5.43 4.97 4.52 4.07 3.61 3.16 3.42 3.68 3.93 4.19 4.45 4.71 4.97 5.22
Third 25% 26.0 22.5 19.0 15.4 11.9 13.3 14.6 16.0 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.9 17.0 17.2 20.8 24.3 27.9 31.5 35.1 38.6 42.2 45.8
Highest 25% 54.7 55.8 56.9 58.1 59.2 62.7 66.2 69.8 70.7 71.7 72.7 73.6 74.6 74.5 74.4 74.2 74.1 74.0 73.9 75.8 77.7 79.7 81.6 83.6 85.5 87.4 89.4
Arusha, Manyara 27.6 25.2 22.9 20.5 18.1 25.0 32.0 38.9 35.6 32.3 29.0 25.7 22.4 22.0 21.6 21.2 20.7 20.3 19.9 20.3 20.6 21.0 21.4 21.7 22.1 22.4 22.8
Dar Es Salam 86.1 85.9 85.7 85.5 85.2 90.2 95.1 100 98.4 96.9 95.3 93.8 92.2 92.0 91.9 91.7 91.5 91.3 91.2 92.9 94.7 96.5 98.2 100 100.0 99.9 99.9
Dodoma 44.7 37.2 29.7 22.2 14.7 13.6 12.5 11.4 11.6 11.9 12.1 12.3 12.6 12.0 11.3 10.7 10.1 9.50 8.88 10.6 12.2 13.9 15.6 17.3 18.9 20.6 22.3
Iringa, Njombe 6.09 6.78 7.47 8.15 8.84 10.2 11.5 12.8 14.1 15.4 16.8 18.1 19.4 19.6 19.8 20.0 20.1 20.3 20.5 22.3 24.1 25.9 27.7 29.5 31.3 33.2 35.0
Kagera 2.49 2.64 2.80 2.95 3.10 3.59 4.09 4.58 4.91 5.24 5.57 5.90 6.23 6.30 6.37 6.45 6.52 6.59 6.66 7.28 7.90 8.51 9.13 9.75 10.4 11.0 11.6
Kigoma 18.3 17.6 16.9 16.2 15.5 13.3 11.1 8.86 9.68 10.5 11.3 12.1 13.0 15.3 17.6 20.0 22.3 24.7 27.0 24.6 22.3 19.9 17.5 15.1 12.8 10.4 8.02
Kilimanjaro 14.5 14.3 14.2 14.0 13.9 13.6 13.3 13.0 14.6 16.2 17.8 19.4 21.0 21.2 21.4 21.6 21.8 22.0 22.2 23.6 24.9 26.2 27.6 28.9 30.3 31.6 32.9
Lindi 13.9 15.7 17.5 19.3 21.2 19.7 18.2 16.8 17.0 17.2 17.4 17.7 17.9 17.2 16.6 15.9 15.2 14.5 13.9 15.3 16.6 18.0 19.4 20.8 22.1 23.5 24.9
Mara 14.3 12.9 11.6 10.3 8.93 9.77 10.6 11.5 11.6 11.8 11.9 12.1 12.3 12.4 12.6 12.8 13.0 13.2 13.4 15.1 16.8 18.4 20.1 21.8 23.5 25.1 26.8
Mbeya 22.4 24.3 26.1 28.0 29.9 29.4 28.9 28.4 26.3 24.2 22.1 20.0 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.6 18.9 19.1 19.3 21.5 23.6 25.8 27.9 30.1 32.2 34.4 36.5
Morogoro 26.1 23.6 21.2 18.7 16.3 18.6 20.9 23.2 24.8 26.5 28.1 29.7 31.4 31.0 30.6 30.2 29.8 29.5 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.5 29.6 29.7 29.7 29.8
Mtwara 25.9 23.3 20.7 18.0 15.4 19.8 24.2 28.5 27.1 25.7 24.4 23.0 21.6 21.7 21.7 21.8 21.9 21.9 22.0 22.0 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.8
Mwanza, Geita 25.2 23.6 22.1 20.6 19.1 21.3 23.4 25.5 25.8 26.0 26.3 26.6 26.8 26.4 25.9 25.5 25.0 24.5 24.1 26.0 27.8 29.7 31.6 33.5 35.4 37.3 39.2
Pemba North 12.8 13.2 13.6 14.0 14.4 17.7 21.1 24.4 23.6 22.8 22.0 21.1 20.3 18.4 16.6 14.7 12.8 10.9 9.04 10.3 11.6 12.9 14.2 15.6 16.9 18.2 19.5
Pemba South 9.88 9.90 9.92 9.93 9.95 6.63 3.32 0.00 3.08 6.17 9.25 12.3 15.4 17.3 19.3 21.2 23.1 25.0 27.0 26.3 25.6 25.0 24.3 23.6 22.9 22.3 21.6
Pwani 17.4 18.1 18.8 19.6 20.3 16.6 12.8 9.11 11.4 13.7 16.0 18.3 20.6 22.4 24.2 26.0 27.8 29.6 31.4 31.8 32.1 32.4 32.8 33.1 33.5 33.8 34.1
Rukwa, Katavi 11.0 12.6 14.2 15.8 17.4 14.0 10.6 7.16 9.40 11.6 13.9 16.1 18.3 17.7 17.1 16.4 15.8 15.2 14.6 16.1 17.7 19.3 20.9 22.4 24.0 25.6 27.2
Ruvuma 14.1 14.8 15.5 16.2 16.9 16.9 17.0 17.0 16.8 16.5 16.2 15.9 15.6 15.4 15.1 14.9 14.7 14.4 14.2 16.9 19.6 22.4 25.1 27.8 30.5 33.2 35.9
Shinyanga, Simiyu 7.15 6.69 6.23 5.76 5.30 5.50 5.71 5.91 7.44 8.98 10.5 12.0 13.6 13.3 13.0 12.7 12.4 12.1 11.8 11.6 11.4 11.2 11.0 10.8 10.6 10.4 10.1
Singida 10.7 9.92 9.15 8.38 7.61 6.39 5.17 3.95 5.97 7.98 10.00 12.0 14.0 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.8 16.2 16.7 15.8 14.9 14.1 13.2 12.4 11.5 10.6 9.76
Tabora 16.9 19.1 21.4 23.6 25.8 23.6 21.3 19.1 17.8 16.6 15.3 14.0 12.8 12.0 11.3 10.5 9.78 9.04 8.30 9.23 10.2 11.1 12.0 13.0 13.9 14.8 15.8
Tanga 13.6 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.3 12.1 9.93 7.73 10.6 13.5 16.4 19.3 22.2 22.1 22.0 22.0 21.9 21.9 21.8 24.6 27.4 30.2 33.0 35.9 38.7 41.5 44.3
Zanzibar North 26.3 26.0 25.8 25.6 25.4 16.9 8.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.49 2.98 4.48 5.97 7.46 8.95 10.4 11.9
Zanzibar South 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.98 1.96 2.93 3.91 4.89 4.90 4.91 4.93 4.94 4.95 4.96 5.23 5.50 5.76 6.03 6.30 6.57 6.84 7.10
Zanzibar West 80.5 80.9 81.4 81.8 82.2 88.1 94.1 100 92.8 85.6 78.3 71.1 63.9 67.3 70.7 74.1 77.6 81.0 84.4 77.8 71.1 64.5 57.9 51.3 44.7 38.0 31.4