United Republic of Tanzania

Background Information

Region

Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank income group

Lower middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

32% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

No data available

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

No data available

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18 (% of women aged 20-24)

30%

Source: UNSDG, 2016

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

118

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15 (% of women 15-49)

40%

Source: DHS, 2016

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months (% of married or in-union women 15-49)

84%

Source: DHS, 2016

Education Snapshot Back to Top

Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

7

Source: UIS, 2019

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure % GDP spent on education

Source: UIS, 2018

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

No data available

Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 84%

  • Male 75%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 27%

  • Male 31%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 7%

  • Male 10%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015


Out-of-school rate

Primary school
  • Female 15%

  • Male 19%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Lower secondary school
  • Female 60%

  • Male 57%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Upper secondary school
  • Female 88%

  • Male 81%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015

Programs Back to Top

Project/Program

A New Equilibrium for Girls

Network/Convening/Conference

AMPLIFY Girls Collective

Research Project/Report/Study

AMPLIFY: COVID-19 Response Research

Project/Program

ARK Secondary School Education Program

Project/Program

Advancing Learning Outcomes for Transformational Change (A Lot-Change) III

Project/Program

Broadcasting Hope

Project/Program

CAMFED Association

Project/Program

Carole Cole Scholarship Programme

Project/Program

Community Grants Program

Project/Program

Comprehensive scholarship programme

Research Project/Report/Study

DeliverED Initiative

Project/Program

Draw Your Dreams

Project/Program

Education Endures: Room to Read’s Award-winning Literacy and Gender Equality Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Project/Program

Encourage Access to Education and Better Learning Environments

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Ending Child Marriage - Tanzania

Project/Program

Fanaka Secondary Memorial School

Project/Program

Feminist and Youth-led Action (FAYA)

Project/Program

Financial Education for Girls Program

Project/Program

Food for Education

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Funding For Girls Education Programs

Project/Program

GIRLS Inspire project

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Gender Equality Program

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Gender Equity/Education Funding

Project/Program

Gender-Responsive Pedagogy

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Girls' Education Challenge

Project/Program

Girls' Education Challenge Transition (GEC-T)

Project/Program

Girls' Education Program (Room to Read)

Project/Program

Joint Programme on Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Education

Project/Program

Leadership and Entrepreneurship Incubator (LEI) Program

Project/Program

Leading Community Action for Vulnerable Girls: Young African women at the forefront of COVID-19

Research Project/Report/Study

Mass Media Experiments to Reduce Violence Against Women in Tanzania

Research Project/Report/Study

Miske Witt: COVID-19 Response Research

Project/Program

My Education, My Future (MEMF)

Advocacy Campaign/Project

National Partner Support

Project/Program

Panda Economic Empowerment Project

Project/Program

Peace Clubs Student Empowerment

Project/Program

Preventing Sexual and Gender-based Violence Against Children

Research Project/Report/Study

Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE)

School Supplies & Classroom Improvements for partner schools

Project/Program

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Project/Program

Secondary School Bursaries

Project/Program

Service-learning for WASH in schools

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Strengthening Primary Education - Tanzania

Project/Program

Supporting Early Childhood Development Systems - Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia

Project/Program

Teacher Training

Research Project/Report/Study

Tega

Research Project/Report/Study

The Effect of COVID-19 on Education in Africa and its Implications for the Use of Technology: A Survey of the Experiences and Opinions of Educators and Technology Specialists

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Tujibebe

Project/Program

Tusome Pamoja (Read Together)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

UNESCO Malala Fund for Girls’ Right to Education

Project/Program

Unlocking Talent Through Technology

Project/Program

Waache Wasome (Let Them Learn)

Project/Program

Youth Enterprise

Research Project/Report/Study

Youth Think Tank

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