Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.9 years less


In Estonia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (72 years for men, 82 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 11.9% more money


Estonia has a GDP per capita of $31,800, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 23.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Estonia, 5.9% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

Life

have 95.0% more children


In Estonia, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Estonia, approximately 3.8 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 Estonia, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Guam, 59% of the population do.

be 11.7% less likely to have internet access


In Estonia, approximately 87.2% of the population has internet access. In Guam, about 77.0% do.

Geography

see 96.7% less coastline


Estonia has a total of 3,794 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 Estonia? 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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