Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.9 years less


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 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

make 2.8 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600 as of 2016.

be 21.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guam, that number is 4.5% as of 2017.

Life

be 36.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Guam, on the other hand, 10.8 children do as of 2020.

have 13.9% more children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 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 23.9% more likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guam, about 80.5% do as of 2018.

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 Paraguay? 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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