Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 11.1 years longer


In Cambodia, the average life expectancy is 66 years (63 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Guam, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 8.9 times more money


Cambodia has a GDP per capita of $4,000 as of 2017, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600 as of 2016.

be 15.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Cambodia, 0.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guam, that number is 4.5% as of 2017.

be 39.4% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Cambodia, 16.5% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Guam, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2001.

Life

be 75.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Cambodia, approximately 43.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Guam, on the other hand, 10.8 children do as of 2020.

have 11.3% fewer children


In Cambodia, there are approximately 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guam, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.0 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Cambodia, approximately 50% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Guam, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.0 times more likely to have internet access


In Cambodia, approximately 40.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guam, about 80.5% do as of 2018.

be 24.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Cambodia, approximately 80% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Guam, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 71.7% less coastline


Cambodia has a total of 443 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 Cambodia? 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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