Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 6.4 years longer


In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 36.0% more money


Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 59.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.

be 40.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 60.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.3 children do as of 2020.

have 46.0% fewer children


In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 13.0% more likely to have internet access


In Guam, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 1610.2 times more coastline


Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.

Canada: At a glance

Canada is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 9,093,507 sq km. A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest unfortified border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec. Canada also aims to develop its diverse energy resources while maintaining its commitment to the environment.

How big is Canada compared to Guam? 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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