Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guam instead of Wallis and Futuna, you would:

Health

live 3.8 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Guam, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 9.4 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Guam, the GDP per capita is $35,600.

be 48.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed. In Guam, that number is 4.5%.

Life

have 49.2% more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Guam, there are 19.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guam, on the other hand, 12.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access. In Guam, about 77.0% 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 Wallis and Futuna? 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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