Guam People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

168,801 (July 2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 185

Nationality

noun: Guamanian(s) (US citizens)

adjective: Guamanian

Ethnic groups

Chamorro 37.3%, Filipino 26.3%, White 7.1%, Chuukese 7%, Korean 2.2%, other Pacific Islander 2%, other Asian 2%, Chinese 1.6%, Palauan 1.6%, Japanese 1.5%, Pohnpeian 1.4%, mixed 9.4%, other 0.6% (2010 est.)

Languages

English 43.6%, Filipino 21.2%, Chamorro 17.8%, other Pacific island languages 10%, Asian languages 6.3%, other 1.1% (2010 est.)

Religions

Christian (predominantly Roman Catholic) 94.2%, folk religions 1.5%, Buddhist 1.1%, other 1.6%, unaffiliated 1.7% (2020 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 27.22% (male 23,748/female 22,122)

15-24 years: 16.08% (male 14,522/female 12,572)

25-54 years: 36.65% (male 31,880/female 29,871)

55-64 years: 10.5% (male 9,079/female 8,610)

65 years and over: 9.54% (male 7,504/female 8,577) (2020 est.)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 52.4

youth dependency ratio: 36.4

elderly dependency ratio: 16.1

potential support ratio: 6.2 (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 29.4 years

male: 28.7 years

female: 30.2 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 130

Population growth rate

0.18% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 184

Birth rate

18.76 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 79

Death rate

5.99 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 158

Net migration rate

-10.98 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 222

Population distribution

no large cities exist on the island, though large villages (municipalities) attract much of the population; the largest of these is Dededo

Urbanization

urban population: 95% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 0.84% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Major urban areas - population

147,000 HAGATNA (capital) (2018)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 1.16 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 1.07 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.87 male(s)/female

total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 11.73 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 11.75 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 11.72 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 123

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 77.25 years

male: 74.81 years

female: 79.85 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 89

Total fertility rate

2.81 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 58

Drinking water source

improved: total: 100% of population

unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: 89.8% of population (2015 est.)

rural: 89.8% of population (2015 est.)

total: 89.8% of population (2015 est.)

unimproved: urban: 10.2% of population (2015 est.)

rural: 10.2% of population (2015 est.)

total: 10.2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

N/A

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

N/A

HIV/AIDS - deaths

N/A

Education expenditures

N/A

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

total: 29.4%

male: 29.7%

female: 28.9% (2011 est.)

country comparison to the world: 30

NOTE: The information regarding Guam on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guam 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guam 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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