Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.7 years longer


In Montserrat, the average life expectancy is 75 years (76 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020. In Guam, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 19.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Montserrat, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guam, that number is 4.5% as of 2017.

Life

have 61.5% more children


In Montserrat, there are approximately 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guam, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 47.5% more likely to have internet access


In Montserrat, approximately 54.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Guam, about 80.5% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 3.1 times more coastline


Montserrat has a total of 40 km of coastline. In Guam, that number is 126 km.

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 Montserrat? 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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