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Unformatted text preview: The population distribution in Tanzania is extremely uneven. Density varies from 1 person in arid regions to 51 people in mainlands well-watered highlands. More than 80% of the population is rural. The population growth is about 2%; the life expectancy is of males is about 50.5 years and of females is about 53.5 years. A high degree of risk of major infectious diseases such as malaria, typhoid and AIDs is present. The literacy level however in the past few years has increased to 69.4%....
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- Spring '11