Facts and stats about Guam


Population. Ranked 187th in 2013.

Major language English, Chamorro (both official)
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit US dollar
Head of state President Barack Obama
Alternative names Territory of Guam, Guahan, Guam
Groups Island countries, Tourist destinations, World

Interesting observations about Guam

  • Guam ranked first for total fertility rate amongst Tourist destinations in 2013.
  • Guam ranked second for primary education, duration > years globally in 2012.
  • Guam has had the highest elementary (primary school) > duration since 1999.
  • Guam has ranked in the top 2 for outcomes > primary education > duration > years since 1990.


Hi Eric, Since January 2001, Guam has been an "unincorporated" territory of the USA and, as such, the President of the USA is also the head of the state of Guam. But special rules apply to the government of Guam. The present Governor of Guam is Felix P. P. Camacho of the Republican Party.

Posted on 07 Mar 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor