If you lived in Guam instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 45.6% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
GUAM ($28,700.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in Guam, that number is $28,700.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Guam GDP
CONSUME 16.7% LESS ELECTRICITY
UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
GUAM (10,155 kWh per capita)
In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita.
In Guam, it is 10,155 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Guam electricity consumption
BE 10.7% LESS LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
GUAM (5.51 per 1000 infants)
In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In Guam, on the other hand, there are a total of 5.51 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Guam infant mortality
BE 12.3% MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED
UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
GUAM (8.2% of people)
In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed,
and in Guam 8.2% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Guam unemployment rate
HAVE 26.8% MORE BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
GUAM (17.01 babies per 1000 people)
In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In Guam, however, there are a total of 17.01 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Guam birth rate
BE 52.3% MORE LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE
UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
GUAM (23% of people)
In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line.
In Guam, 23% are.
Category: United States vs. Guam poverty
SEE A 99.4% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
GUAM (126km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while Guam has a total of 126 km.
Category: United States vs. Guam coastline
At a Glance: Guam
Land Area: ~544 sq km (United States is ~18,064 times bigger than Guam)
Population: ~161 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)
How big is Guam compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Guam (544 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
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.
The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).
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