Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Guam, you would:
live 3.3 years longer
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
make 68.0% more money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 34.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In United States, however, that number is 15.1% as of 2010.
be 50.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United States, on the other hand, 5.3 children do as of 2020.
have 34.4% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United States, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 158.8 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
How big is United States compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.