Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guam instead of United Kingdom, you would:

Health

live 4.1 years less


In United Kingdom, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 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 19.6% less money


United Kingdom has a GDP per capita of $44,300 as of 2017, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600 as of 2016.

be 53.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In United Kingdom, 15.0% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Guam, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2001.

Life

have 58.8% more children


In United Kingdom, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guam, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In United Kingdom, approximately 4.1 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.

Basic Needs

be 15.2% less likely to have internet access


In United Kingdom, approximately 94.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guam, about 80.5% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 99.0% less coastline


United Kingdom has a total of 12,429 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 United Kingdom? 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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