Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Guam, you would:
live 5.0 years longer
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In New Zealand, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 19.1% more money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 70.0% 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 New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.4 children do as of 2022.
have 31.1% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 13.6% more likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 81.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In New Zealand, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
see 120.6 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
New Zealand: At a glance
How big is New Zealand compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.