Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Guam, you would:
live 7.0 years less
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
make 76.4% less money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.
be 26.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.
have 21.2% more children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Philippines, there are 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 85.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Philippines, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2020.
be 12.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Guam, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Philippines, 88% of the population do as of 2017.
be 25.4% less likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Philippines, about 60.0% do as of 2018.
see 289.2 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.