Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Guam, you would:
live 6.3 years longer
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 46.6% more money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 37.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
be 80.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 29.6% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 23.0% more likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
see 39.6 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.