No. 5 Biggest Shadow Economy: Tanzania


No. 5 Biggest Shadow Economy: Tanzania

Percent of GDP in Shadow Economy: 63.0
Official GDP: $57.89 billion

Population: 41,892,895*
Labor Force by Occupation:
Agriculture: 80 percent
Industry and Services: 20 percent (2002 est.)

Industries: agricultural processing (sugar, beer, cigarettes, sisal twine), diamond, gold, and iron mining, salt, soda ash, cement, oil refining, shoes, apparel, wood products, fertilizer

Exports: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton

*Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected.