Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Guam, you would:
live 1.4 years less
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 19.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 97.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In China, however, that number is 0.6% as of 2019.
make 53.9% less money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,400 as of 2020.
be 41.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 11.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In China, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2022.
have 46.5% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In China, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 13.6% less likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 81.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In China, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
see 115.5 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
China: At a glance
How big is China compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.