Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.0 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 5.2 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 64.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Uzbekistan, 14.0% live below the poverty line. In Guam, however, that number is 23.0%.

Life

be 30.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

have 17.3% more children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 64.5% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Guam, about 77.0% do.

be 14.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Uzbekistan, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In Guam, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Uzbekistan, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Guam, 59% of the population 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 Uzbekistan? 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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