Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Guam instead of Tanzania, you would:
live 13.1 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Guam, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
make 11.1 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600 as of 2016.
be 56.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Guam, that number is 4.5% as of 2017.
be 70.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 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 45.4% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guam, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.0 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Tanzania, approximately 33% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Guam, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 3.2 times more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guam, about 80.5% do as of 2018.
be 46.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Guam, 100% of people do as of 2017.
see 91.2% less coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Guam, that number is 126 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Guam: At a glance
How big is Guam compared to Tanzania? See an in-depth size comparison.