Population of Guam 2017

Population

Current population of Guam is 167,358 people (July 2017 est.).

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

Roman Catholic 85%, other 15% (1999 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 27.54% (male 23,896/female 22,190)
15-24 years: 16.63% (male 14,847/female 12,981)
25-54 years: 37.44% (male 32,295/female 30,356)
55-64 years: 9.8% (male 8,352/female 8,057)
65 years and over: 8.59% (male 6,706/female 7,678) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 52.3
youth dependency ratio: 38.8
elderly dependency ratio: 13.6
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 30.4 years
male: 29.8 years
female: 30.9 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

19.7 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

6 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

-11.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 94.7% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.27% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

HAGATNA (capital) 143,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.84 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 5.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 79.1 years
male: 76.1 years
female: 82.4 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

2.96 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Physicians Density

0.84 physicians/1,000 population (2007)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 99.5% of population
total: 99.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 0.5% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 89.8% of population
rural: 89.8% of population
total: 89.8% of population

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

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 29.4%
male: 29.7%
female: 28.9% (2011 est.)