Key figures

Available statistics:
Capital
Dodoma
Official languages
Kiswahili, English
Population (2018)
56,318,348
Population growth (2019 est.), %
2.98
Median age (2018 est.), years
17.5
Urbanization rate (2015 - 2018), % p.a.
5.15
Urban population (2018), % of total
33.8
Rural population (2018), % of total
66.2
Population density (2018), per km2
63.58
HDI (2018)
154 of 188
National Currency
Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Exchange rate (July 2019), USD
1 USD = 2,300 TZS
GDP (2018), USD billion current
57.437
GDP growth (2018), %
5.2
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
6.3
GNI per capita (2018), current int’l USD
3,160
Inflation (2018), %
3.3
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
6.0
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2017), BOP current USD billion
1.180
Net official development assistance (2017), current USD billion
2.584
Budget deficit (2017 est,), % of GDP
2.1
Ease of Doing Business (2017), rank of 190
144
TI Corruption Index (2016), rank of 180
99
Installed Generation Capacity (MW, 2016)
1,457.69
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
55
Hydro Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
41.7
Other RE Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
6
Renewable electricity output as % of total electricity output excl. hydro (2016)
0.6
Avg. distribution and transmission losses as % of output (2016)
16.4
Net electricity imports (2017), GWh
102
Electrification rate, total (2017) %
32.87
Electrification rate, urban (2017) %
65.34
Electrification rate, rural (2017) %
16.76
Peak demand (2016), MW
1026
Per capita electricity consumption (2016), kWh
137