Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guam instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 5.5 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 2.9 times more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 43.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

Life

have 57.6% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.8 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

Geography

see 2.1 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Guam, that number is 126 km.

Guam: At a glance

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.

How big is Guam compared to Anguilla? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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