Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.0 years longer


In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 79 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 88.4% more money


Belarus has a GDP per capita of $18,900, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 4.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Belarus, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

be 4.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Belarus, 5.7% live below the poverty line. In Guam, however, that number is 23.0%.

Life

have 91.3% more children


In Belarus, there are approximately 10.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.5 times more likely to die during infancy


In Belarus, approximately 3.6 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 Belarus, 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 Belarus? 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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