The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger

Tanzania  
Rank: 87 · Score: 33.9  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 59.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 65.4   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 1,095.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 4.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 87 34, 30, 37, 37, 38 33.9
1 Economic Activity 56 72, 80, 77, 72, 69 74.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 89 33, 29, 36, 35, 36 15.9
3 Taxation 120 15, 13, 10, 5, 5 54.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 82 45, 43, 43, 42, 43 59.5
5 Human and Social Environment 71 28, 33, 45, 49, 54 29.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 90 20, 26, 36, 40, 35 37.0


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Tanzania  
Africa
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Kenya 71.4 31.1 79.8 76.9 26.6 46.2
Namibia 44.6 39.3 85.7 75.2 32.8 33.3
Rwanda 52.6 21.5 96.9 85.4 34.4 35.5
Tanzania 74.3 15.9 54.2 59.5 29.4 37.0
Botswana 53.7 15.9 82.8 66.9 32.5 34.8
Zambia 60.7 16.9 96.1 57.4 22.4 30.4
Algeria 71.6 9.1 88.1 44.4 28.9 44.8
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021