COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
REGION
EAST AFRICA
CAPITAL CITY
DODOMA
POPULATION
50.8 MIL
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
SWAHILI AND ENGLISH
CURRENCY
TANZANIA SHILLING (TZS)


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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

GDP
49.2
BILLION US$
GDP (PER CAPITA)
601
US$
GDP GROWTH
7.9%
INFLATION CONSUMER PRICES
5.1%
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
-4.8
BILLION US$
UNEMPLOYMENT
10.3%
LENDING INTEREST RATE
12%
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
16.7%
OF GDP
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
29.1%
OF GDP
TAX REVENUE
14.8%
OF GDP

POLITICAL STRUCTURE

HEAD OF STATE

John Magufuli

EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2020

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE

UNICAMERAL LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2020

GDP PROFILE

AGRICULTURE
26.5%
INDUSTRY
25.6%
SERVICES
47.3%

EXPORTS

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
32.4%
FUELS & MINING PRODUCTS
15.2%
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
17.5%

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING

2015

2014

STARTING A BUSINESS

124

118

DEALING WITH CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

169

166

REGISTERING PROPERTY

123

117

2015

2014

PROTECTING INVESTORS

114

130

PAYING TAXES

148

147

ENFORCING CONTRACTS

45

45

ADDITIONAL INSIGHT

STOCK EXCHANGE CAPITALIZATION

US $ 1.8 BILLION

NET OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

US $ 2.8 BILLION

URBAN POPULATION (% OF TOTAL)

27%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

US $ 1.7 BILLION

INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

4%

MOBILE PHONE SUBSCRIPTION RATE

57%

TOTAL OIL PRODUCTION

CURRENTLY EXPORING

GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX

55 * 1 IS MOST TERRORISM. 116 IS LEAST

MO IBRAHIM GOOD GOVERNANCE RATING

17 * 1 IS BEST GOVERNANCE. 52 IS WORST GOVERNANCE

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SOURCES
TRADING ECONOMICS INDICATORS
CIA WORLD FACT BOOK
IBRAHIM INDEX OF AFRICAN GOVERNANCE
WORLD BANK DOING BUSINESS 2015
WORLD BANK 2013/2014
WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION TRADE REPORTS