United States compared to Guam

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If you moved to Guam from United States, you would..


make 46.8% less money


United States United States ($57,300 per capita)
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Guam Guam ($30,500 per capita)
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United States has a GDP per capita of $57,300, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $30,500.
Category: United States vs. Guam - GDP Per Capita

consume 23.7% less electricty


United States United States (12,077 kWh per capita - 2014 est.)
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Guam Guam (9,217 kWh per capita - 2014 est.)
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United States consumes around 12,077 kWh per capita of electricity per year. In Guam, that number is 9,217 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Guam - Electricity Consumption

have 33.6% more babies


United States United States (12.5 babies per 1,000 people - 2016 est.)
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Guam Guam (16.7 babies per 1,000 people - 2016 est.)
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In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, that number is 16.7 babies per 1,000 people.
Category: United States vs. Guam - Birth Rate

be 52.3% more likely to live below the poverty line


United States United States (15.1% of people - 2010 est.)
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Guam Guam (23% of people - 2001 est.)
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In United States, approximately 15.1% of people live below the poverty line. In Guam, that number is 23% of people.
Category: United States vs. Guam - Poverty Line

be 78.7% more likely to be unemployed


United States United States (4.7% of people - 2016 est.)
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Guam Guam (8.4% of people - 2013 est.)
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In United States, approximately 4.7% of people are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 8.4% of people.
Category: United States vs. Guam - Unemployment

see 99.4% less coastline


United States United States (19,924 km)
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Guam Guam (125.5 km)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Guam, that number is 125.5 km.
Category: United States vs. Guam - Coastline

The statistics above were calculated using The World Factbook.


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A brief history of Guam

Guam is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 544 sq km. Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installations on the island are some of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.

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