Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.6 years less


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 42.3% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 4.5 times more likely to be unemployed


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

Life

have 40.7% more children


In Gibraltar, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 18.4% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Guam, about 77.0% do.

Geography

see 10.5 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 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 Gibraltar? 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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