Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Guam, you would:
live 6.2 years longer
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Hong Kong, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 81.2% more money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 31.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 13.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 75.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.7 children do as of 2020.
have 55.6% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.1% more likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
see 5.8 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Hong Kong: At a glance
How big is Hong Kong compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.