Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 5.6 years less


In Austria, 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

be 18.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

make 28.7% less money


Austria has a GDP per capita of $49,900, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 7.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Austria, 3.0% live below the poverty line. In Guam, however, that number is 23.0%.

Life

have 2.1 times more children


In Austria, there are approximately 9.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy


In Austria, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Austria, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Guam, 59% of the population do.

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 Austria? 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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