Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guam instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 5.9 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 74.4% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 87.5% more likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

Life

have 89.4% more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Liechtenstein, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Guam, 59% of the population do.

be 21.5% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Guam, about 77.0% do.

Guam: At a glance

Guam is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 544 sq km. Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installations on the island are some of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.

How big is Guam compared to Liechtenstein? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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