Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Guam, you would:
live 2.6 years less
In Guam, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Vietnam, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 51.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Guam, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 65.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guam, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2001. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 80.6% less money
Guam has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2016, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 45.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Guam, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 15.7 children do as of 2020.
have 23.3% fewer children
In Guam, there are approximately 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.6% less likely to have internet access
In Guam, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
see 27.4 times more coastline
Guam has a total of 126 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to Guam? See an in-depth size comparison.