General information

Capital: Victoria

Currency unit: Seychelles rupee

Official language: English, French

Area: 460 km²

Population in million: 0.1 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 15,505 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 28,964 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 70.3 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.2 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 12.2 %

Life expectancy at birth: 74.3 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 95 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 1.49 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 2.0 

Industry value added of GDP: 11.4 

Services value added of GDP: 71.0 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.73 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 1.86 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Hydraulic cements (2.76 %)
Instruments used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences (1.95 %)
Medicaments (0.10 %)
Other breathing appliances and gas masks (0.02 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Prepared or preserved fish (64.44 %)
Frozen fish (25.28 %)
Fats and oils (1.22 %)
Animal meals, unfit for human consumption (0.79 %)
Fish fillets (0.60 %)

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              Human Development Index (HDI)

              Seychelles: 99
              Breakdown by component
              Human Development Index (HDI)99