Data and Analysis

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Registered voters by region and gender The chart below presents newly released data from the National Electoral Commission, which gives breakdowns of the number of male and female registered voters by region. In most regions, the numbers of female and male registered voters are similar, with a few exceptions. Most notably, there are more female than male registered voters in Geita (58% female), Katavi (56%), Kigoma (57%), Continue Reading
Registered voters by age The National Electoral Commission has released a breakdown of registered voters by age group, which has been compiled into the chart below. It shows how a clear majority (57%) of registered voters are young people, defined here as those under 35 years old. This matches the age profile of the adult population of Tanzania. The raw data is presented below Continue Reading
How does voter registration in 2015 in Tanzania compare to past elections and other countries? UPDATED 13/10/15 – Revised 2015 voter registration figures issued by NEC.  There is no specific figure for the proportion of the voting age population that needs to be registered in order for an election to be considered legitimate. Voting (and registration) is not compulsory, so people are free to decide against registering themselves. What matters is that the estimated 24 million eligible voters should Continue Reading
MPs Performance - Zanzibar This map represents the MPs overall contributions to Parliament from 2005 to 2010. This map represents the MPs overall contributions to Parliament from 2010 to 2015.
HIV Prevalence This map depicts HIV prevalence rates as per the 2012 National Bureau of Statistics census data.
MPs Performance - Mainland This map depicts the MPs performance from 2005 to 2010 based on information gleaned from the Parliamentary website. This map depicts the MPs performance from 2010 to 2015 based on information from the Parliamentary website.